On This Day
On This Day. 1941: With the U.S. now officially at war with Japan, President Roosevelt warned Americans to brace for a long conflict.
On This Day. 1950: With the Korean War underway, President Truman banned U.S. exports to Communist China.
On This Day. 1967: In an East Room ceremony, President Johnson’s daughter Lynda married Marine Capt. Chuck Robb.
On This Day. 1980: After former Beatle John Lennon was shot to death, President-elect Ronald Reagan said he opposed stronger handgun laws. Mr. Reagan was shot and nearly killed himself three months later.
Quote of the Day
“May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion." -Dwight Eisenhower
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