The Presidency of George H.W. Bush

Portrait of the George H.W. Bush

On Friday, January 20, 1989, George H.W. Bush was sworn in as the forty-first President of the United States at the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. He served several high-ranking government roles before becoming Vice President under Ronald Reagan. Since Martin Van Buren’s election in 1836, Bush … Read more

The Children of George H.W. Bush

Portrait of the George H.W. Bush

Barbara Pierce was George Herbert Walker Bush’s first wife, whom he married in 1945. Three years later, he graduated from Yale University and relocated to West Texas with his family, where Bush started a successful career in the oil sector. They steered one of the most amazing presidential families in American history, … Read more

The Childhood and Education of George W.H. Bush

Portrait of the George W.H. Bush

George Herbert Walker was the 41st President of the United States, serving from 1989 to 1993. On June 12, 1924, Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts, into Massachusetts’s political and wealthy family. His father, Connecticut Senator Prescott Sheldon Bush, was a famous family member, as was his mother, Dorothy Bush.  George H.W. … Read more

The Brief Biography of George W.H. Bush

Portrait of the George W.H. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush was born to a wealthy and politically engaged family as the son of Senator Prescott Bush. He was born in Milton, Massachusetts, on June 12, 1924. He. Bush went to Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, which is a prestigious boarding institution. After meeting at a Christmas dance in … Read more

The Presidency of Ronald Reagan

Portrait of the Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan was sworn as President of the United States on November 4, 1980. His victory sealed the ascendancy of the Republican Party’s new right/conservative side and signaled the start of a new era of governance. Reagan was likely the first truly conservative president of the United States in more than … Read more

History of the Hudson Theatre

The Hudson Theatre Tiffany lobby

Situated just off Times Square in New York on 44th Street, the Hudson Theatre is one of New York City’s oldest Broadway showplaces, having opened just weeks before the New Amsterdam and Lyceum theatres. It is located between Millennium Broadway Hotel and The Premier Hotel. When it opened in 1903, the Hudson … Read more

History of Broadways Oldest Theater: The Lyceum

The Lyceum in Broadway’s façade

The Lyceum Theatre is the oldest and most consistently functioning legitimate theatre on Broadway located at West 45th Street. Built by impresario Daniel Frohman, it’s one of the oldest surviving Broadway venues (along with the Hudson and New Amsterdam Theatres). It’s also one of the few New York theatres that continue to … Read more

The Childhood, Education, and Career of Ronald Reagan

Portrait of the young Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan was born to Jack Reagan and Nelle Wilson Reagan on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois. Neil, his older brother, was his only sibling. Reagan was nicknamed “Dutch” because of his Dutchman-like look. This moniker stuck with him throughout his childhood. He received his primary education from Dixon High … Read more

The Personality of Ronald Reagan

Portrait of the Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan was 6 feet 1 inch tall, 185 pounds, and had blue eyes and thick brown hair with just a hint of gray. He had been very nearsighted from childhood and started wearing contact lenses in the 1940s. Since another actor shot a gun near his head while filming a … Read more

Ultimate Guide to the 1920s

1920s Jazz Age

The 1920s were commonly referred to as the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age in North America and as the Golden Age Twenties in Europe. This is due to the economic boom that followed the First World War. It is also considered by the French as Crazy Years, emphasizing the era’s social, … Read more

The Children of Ronald Reagan

Children of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan married actress Jane Wyman for the first time in 1940. Maureen, born in 1941, and Christine, born in 1947; Christine died in infancy; Michael, an adoptive son, was born in 1945. Reagan and Wyman divorced in 1949, but Reagan met and fell in love with another actress, Nancy Davis, the … Read more

The First Lady of Ronald Reagan

Portrait of Nancy Reagan

Anne Frances Robbins, popularly known as Nancy Reagan, was born in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan on July 6, 1921. Before becoming a car salesman, her father worked as a farmer. Her mother was actress and radio broadcaster Edith Prescott Luckett. Her father’s family was formerly wealthy, but they had fallen on … Read more