Doug Wead is a historian and New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books. He has served as an adviser to two American presidents and was a special assistant to the president in the Bush, Sr. White House.
Second Term Curse?
Presidents are Mama's boys.
Lincoln didn't say it!
"All I am or ever hope to be I owe to my angel mother!"
It was one of Lincoln's most famous quotes. It is on the opening page of a Pulitzer Award winning book on Lincoln but evidence suggests he may have never said it.
What most don't know about the Lincoln assassination.
Here is an excerpt from Simon Martin's popular series for the National Geographic Channel. It aired February 15, 2013.
And was his "angel mother" really his stepmother? Click below to read the tragic story of the passing of Nancy Hanks Lincoln, the mother of the president and how young Abe Lincoln and his sister survived alone for six months in the woods.
Excerpted from Doug Wead's The Raising of a President
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George H.W. Bush hurts for his son
The former president releases a new version of his book, All the Best. Meanwhile, how does 41 rank as president?
Shocker: What the Obama's do as parents that most other presidents have never done?
Whatever you think of their politics, their parenting may surprise you.
Why the odds are stacked 75% against Obama's second term success.
Listen to the numbers at the end of this short video.
When Scandal hits are daughters stronger than sons?
A surprsing twist in an old story we thought we knew.
The real story of how America came out of the Great Depression, and FDR’s role in the process, may be less about liberal and conservative government policies and more about good business sense than most modern ideologues might suspect.
Gold and hard currency made the difference.