In October of 1960, JFK stood on the steps of the Michigan Union at the University of Michigan and announced the formation of the Peace Corps. #history (at Michigan Union)
Richard M. Nixon’s Resignation Letter, 08/09/1974
Following the revelations stemming from the investigation of the Watergate break-in, President Richard M. Nixon resigned the Presidency in this letter dated August 9, 1974. The President’s resignation letter is addressed to the Secretary of State, in keeping with a law passed by Congress in 1792. The letter became effective when Secretary of State Henry Kissinger initialed it at 11:35 a.m.
Visiting the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. It’s given me much more respect for him, largely because I knew so little. #history