Historian writing a book on Robert Kennedy (@BloomsburyPress 2015). Producer at @upwithsteve. Opinions are mine.
Nine year-old John F. Kennedy in his football uniform, via @JFKLibrary.
Spiro T. Agnew playing tennis, 1970.
Drudge take on #NJ09. Speechless. (via @aburnspolitico)
Now that Romney's the nominee, I recommend these 1968 capes and dresses for the convention.
Hipster George Romney, circa December 1967.
Finally put my finger on why young Mitt Romney looks familiar: Jim Carrey.
David Levine on Gov. Ronald Reagan, for The Atlantic, April 1966. (Spot the Goldwater glasses!)
In the 1960s, Republicans got attacked for being celebrities. "If it's ex-movie star Murphy for Senator..."
Filing my notes. Some vintage Robert Caro copy on LBJ, from September 1964.
Fun editorial cartoon of Johnson and Humphrey after the 1964 election.
Teddy K and Birch B. This photo makes me happy.
Heavy is the head that wears the hair: Rep. John F. Kennedy at the 1952 Democratic Convention.
Pennsylvania Gov. John Fine, looking like a statesman as he and Dewey engineer Eisenhower's '52 convention win.
Took this the other day. More papers showed Katzenbach smoking as Vietnam worsened. To imply stress?
Mayor Richard Lugar, June 1974, the night he won his first Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.
Just got Boris Johnson's new book. Bloomberg blurbs and there's a chapter titled, "Keith Richards."
Unintentional George Romney pun in the NYT Sunday Review? (Also: let's eighty-six 'Romtourage,' ok?)
Jim Bunning and George Romney, Detroit 1963.
Editorial cartoon knocking RFK as a Virginia carpetbagger, Sep. 28, 1964. With Sen. Ken Keating.
Author and Photographer.
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