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Thaddeus Stevens, Scourge of the South OR (Thad on the Couch)

Congressman Stevens was the de facto leader of the Radical Republicans, a group that ruled Congress in the wake of Lincoln’s assassination in 1865. One of the few times in American history where legislative power supplanted the executive. Stevens, as … Continue reading

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The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Path to Power

The following is a book review of Robert Caro’s first volume biography of Lyndon Johnson. Since the publication, the legacy of LBJ has continued to improve. ┬áIt has not hurt either, that Brian Cranston recently played him in the Tony- … Continue reading

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