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Reverse the (Zero) Curse

When Ronald Reagan survived the attempt on his life on March 30, 1981, and went on to serve two full four-year terms, he broke what some people call “the year-ending-in-zero” curse. It goes like this: Every President elected in a … Continue reading

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Fillmore, Utah. Population 2,150

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. Between negotiating the Compromise of 1850, stymieing southern attempts to turn Cuba into a state, protecting Hawaii from French interests, and working to open up … Continue reading

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