In 1893, President Grover Cleveland, facing an imminent vote on repeal of the Silver Purchase Act, disappeared for five straight days. When a trusted investigative reporter exposed the secret, he was fired and, with the help of Cleveland and his confidants, disgraced. Cleveland, whose campaign motto was “Tell the Truth,” went to his grave denying the incredible series of events that transpired during his absence. The truth wasn’t fully revealed until decades later. This story serves as a reminder that even the most honest men can be liars and hypocrites when the stakes are high. We are all flawed, and none more so than politicians who seek to gain power.
When asked in an interview with the Guardian if it was time for her to leave the spotlight, Hillary Clinton gave a surprising response. And it included Hillary comparing herself to Winston Churchill.
Does 'Democratic Socialism' sound like a fresh new idea and give you Utopian dreams dancing in your head? Does it sound like the compassionate cure to all of societies woes?
Pull up a seat and watch as Glenn tells you what it really means and just how dangerous this "solution" really is.
Glenn seizes history from textbooks and sterile classrooms and brings it to life in a way you can see and touch. In Hands-On History, Glenn uses artifacts from his personal collection to tell the stories that made America great in hopes of ensuring an even greater tomorrow.