US Presidents: 30 great one-liners
"As we gear up for the election of the 45th United States president, we look at some of best quotes from Barack Obama and from previous incumbants at the White House, including Abraham Lincoln, JFK and Richard Nixon." (telegraph.co.uk)
Wyclef Jean - If I was president(YouTube) + LYRICS: "If I was president,
I'd get elected on Friday, assasinated on Saturday,
and buried on Sunday...
An old man told me, instead of spending billions on the war,
we can use some of that money, in the ghetto."
Presidentsby Animaniacs : "Do you know,
The names of the US Residents
Who then became the Presidents
And got a view from the White House loo
Of Pennsylvania Avenue George
Washington was the first, you see
He once chopped down a cherry tree..."
- with a VIDEO
Praise Song for the Day :
A Poem for Barack Obama's presidential inauguration
"Elizabeth Alexander performs her specially commissioned poem at yesterday's inauguration in Washington DC." (guardian.co.uk) + the TEXT(newsweek.com) SEE THE VIDEO
Cartoon: Reagan Statue Unveiled
"This cartoon by Dave Brown from The Independent relates to news that former U.S. president Ronald Reagan has been honoured with a statue in London..."
+ EXPLANATION + LINKS (englishblog.com)
LBJ "is an American politicaldrama film (2016) directed by Rob Reiner and written by Joey Hartstone...
The story centers around the political upheaval that Vice President Johnson faced when he was thrust into the presidency at the hands of an assassin’s bullet in November 1963. With political battles on both sides of the aisle, Johnson struggles to heal a nation and secure his presidency
by passing Kennedy’s historic Civil Rights Act. His early years are also chronicled." (Wikipedia)