Who would win a presidential footrace? A trip to Theodore Roosevelt’s birthplace inspires a debate and a trip to see the Washington Nationals “racing presidents.”Read More
Out of respect, I know we probably shouldn’t refer of our presidents as “cute,” but look at this crate filled with Woodrow Wilsons in the gift shop at the Wilson Birthplace and Presidential Museum in Staunton, Virginia. (Only $11.95!) See what else we saw in this “Part 2” of our Nerd Trip.
The gift shop is just down the block from the presidential museum, which I visited after first touring the birthplace of our 28th president (see previous post).
At the museum, a bust of President Wilson greets you on arrival (much more stately than the doll).
Now to Part 2 of my encounter with Chris Matthews and his book “Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero.”
Despite early word that the MSNBC host would not sign books, at the end of his talk, Matthews said he would stay to autograph copies for anyone who wanted them.Read More