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1948 Presidential Candidate Thomas Dewey
1948 Presidential Candidate Thomas Dewey
A Depression-Era Bank Run at American Union Bank in the early part of the Depression. Hoover's Presidency took much of the blame for the economic crisis.
A Depression-Era Bank Run at American Union Bank in the early part of the Depression. Hoover's Presidency took much of the blame for the economic crisis.

Source: Public Domain-Work of American Government

American Soldiers in Korea. An expanded Korean War was one result of Truman's 1948 re-election.
American Soldiers in Korea. An expanded Korean War was one result of Truman's 1948 re-election.

Source: Public Domain-Work of American Government

Congressional Portrait of Presidential Candidate Barack Obama
Congressional Portrait of Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

Source: Public Domain-Congressional Portrait

Depression-Era Photo of a migrant mother and children by Dorothea Lange
Depression-Era Photo of a migrant mother and children by Dorothea Lange

Source: Public Domain-Work of American Government

Hubert Humphrey, Democratic Presidential Candidate in 1968
Hubert Humphrey, Democratic Presidential Candidate in 1968

Source: Public Domain-Vice Presidential Portrait

Iraqi scouts from 8th Iraqi Army Division prepare during a combat training exercise on Camp Echo, Iraq, July 14, 2008.
Iraqi scouts from 8th Iraqi Army Division prepare during a combat training exercise on Camp Echo, Iraq, July 14, 2008.

Source: Public Domain-Department of Defense (Airman Matthew Piew)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower
President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Source: Public Domain-Presidential Portrait

President Franklin Roosevelt in 1933
President Franklin Roosevelt in 1933

Source: Public Domain-Presidential Portrait

President Harry Truman (1945-1953)
President Harry Truman (1945-1953)

Source: Public Domain-Presidential Portrait

President Herbert Hoover
President Herbert Hoover

Source: Public Domain-Presidential Portrait

President Lyndon Johnson
President Lyndon Johnson

Source: Public Domain-Work of American Government

President Lyndon Johnson with Vice President Hubert Humphrey discussing strategy in Vietnam with General Creighton Abrams, 1968.
President Lyndon Johnson with Vice President Hubert Humphrey discussing strategy in Vietnam with General Creighton Abrams, 1968.

Source: Public Domain-Work of American Government

President Richard Nixon
President Richard Nixon

Source: Public Domain-Presidential Portrait

Presidental Candidate Sen. John McCain
Presidental Candidate Sen. John McCain

Source: Public Domain-Congressional Portrait

Presidential candidate in 1968, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. Assassinated during the campaign.
Presidential candidate in 1968, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. Assassinated during the campaign.

Source: Public Domain-Work of American Government

Riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago
Riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago

Source: Columbia University (columbia.edu)

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. The Bush administration was steering the ship of state when the recent financial/mortgage crisis exploded.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. The Bush administration was steering the ship of state when the recent financial/mortgage crisis exploded.

Source: Public Domain-Work of American Government

U.S. Air Force Capt. James J. Arnold shows staff at the Shajoy District Hospital in Shajoy, Afghanistan how to operate a system that makes salt water into drinkable water Aug. 10, 2008. The U.S. has been engaged militarily in Afghanistan since 2001.
U.S. Air Force Capt. James J. Arnold shows staff at the Shajoy District Hospital in Shajoy, Afghanistan how to operate a system that makes salt water into drinkable water Aug. 10, 2008. The U.S. has been engaged militarily in Afghanistan since 2001.

Source: Department of Defense Picture

Vietnam War Protest 1967
Vietnam War Protest 1967

Source: GNU License-wikipedia.org

Washington, D.C. Riots following the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin L King, Jr.
Washington, D.C. Riots following the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin L King, Jr.

Source: Library of Congress, Warren Leffler