Dinner in Camelot
The date was June 20, 1959. John F. Kennedy, then a United States senator from Massachusetts, was campaigning across the country for the 1960 Democratic nomination for president. Campaigning with him was his wife, Jacqueline.
Whose Eagle is it Anyway?
With the prevalence of online auction sites such as Ebay, there is a tendency to guess at the provenance of anything resembling an official seal bearing an eagle. Too many times, many listers wrote that their special item features the seal of the president of the United States where instead it was that of the […]
Jim Warlick: From Peanuts to Buttons
In 1976, a young Jim Warlick was doing campaign fieldwork for peanut farmer turned presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. In addition to the usual campaign wherewithal, Warlick had been given a large carton of Jimmy Carter peanuts. “Each bag had a picture of Jimmy Carter on it and about 15 peanuts. I’d eat the peanuts and drink beer,” Warlick said.