Sunday, August 3, 2008

JFK, Lyndon Johnson, and Picking a Vice-President: Obama, McCain Won't Have Easy VP Choices, So Ask a Relative

Picking a VP candidate isn't easy, so maybe Sens. Obama and McCain should ask their relatives. As described in "The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings," when JFK picked Lyndon Johnson, his brother was upset but his father considered it a key to winning Texas and the presidency. The old man was right. And after the election, where did everyone meet to plan the next administration? As this video show, at Joe Kennedy estate in Palm Beach Florida!

Winston Churchill in Cuba, A Master of Spying

Among those who once visited the Hotel Nacional in Havana was Winston Churchill, a subject of my last book WHEN LIONS ROAR. Today the hotel ...