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Why It’s Always Morning in America: The Legacy of Carter’s Malaise Speech

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Thirty five years ago this evening, President Jimmy Carter went on nationwide television to give his infamous “malaise” speech. You can watch the speech in its entirety here. If you listen carefully, you’ll notice that he never actually uses the … Continue reading

How One President Spent His Year, Summarized In One Table: Ronald Reagan, 1984

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As I wade into drafting the final version of my manuscript documenting the growth of the White House staff, I’ve been working my way through years of archival material I’ve accumulated from visits to 11 presidential libraries (not to mention … Continue reading