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Inside the heavily-armoured presidential train, which leaders from FDR to Reagan used to criss-cross the country, campaigning in style and luxury

Even before the age of rapid, easy air travel, presidents still needed to get around the country as quickly as possible. Train was the fastest, simplest alternative, and so a special presidential locomotive was employed. The Ferdinand Magellan was specially redesigned for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1942, with engineers […]
Inside the heavily-armoured presidential train, which leaders from FDR to Reagan used to criss-cross the country, campaigning in style and luxury
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Trump has ‘repeatedly expressed interest’ in buying Greenland for the US

President Donald Trump is interested in buying Greenland for the US, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, is in an important geopolitical territory and the site of the US military’s northernmost base. Former President Harry Truman attempted to buy Greenland for […]
Trump has ‘repeatedly expressed interest’ in buying Greenland for the US
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The late Billy Graham met every US president since Truman, stayed in the White House on the eve of the Gulf War, and helped Hillary Clinton endure the Monica Lewinsky scandal

• Prominent evangelical Christian and Southern Baptist minister Billy Graham has counseled presidents over the years, from Harry Truman to Barack Obama. • Graham got along with some presidents more than others. • The influential minister was particularly close with Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. […]
The late Billy Graham met every US president since Truman, stayed in the White House on the eve of the Gulf War, and helped Hillary Clinton endure the Monica Lewinsky scandal