November 25, 2013 Also: the winners of the American Book Award; Juan Gabriel Vasquez on writing about Colombia; the best books coming out this week.
Then-Sen. John F. Kennedy showed some of the charisma that powered his presidential bid as he greeted college students in Charleston, W.Va., in April 1960.
November 22, 2013 John F. Kennedy redefined the art of campaigning. Thanks to him, televised debates took on greater prominence, and primaries grew in strategic importance.
President Obama walks along the West Wing Colonnade toward the Oval Office ahead of Tuesday night's speech on Syria.
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September 11, 2013 In the face of congressional and popular resistance to his call for retaliation against Syria, the president had a conversion on the missile flight path to Damascus. But what constitutes presidential wisdom and strength in today's global politics? It may have less to do with traditional notions of strength and more to do with vision and adaptability.
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