“The President and the Assassin” by Scott Miller review

The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century Author:  Scott Miller Published:  2011 Though not technically a biography, The President and the Assassin tells the dual stories of President William McKinley and his killer Leon Czolgosz.  While McKinley’s life was full of the ascent one would expect from a... Continue Reading →

“Benjamin Harrison” by Charles W. Calhoun Review

Benjamin Harrison American Presidents #23 Author:  Charles W. Calhoun Published:  2005 Prior to reading about Benjamin Harrison, there was one reason I was excite to read about him and another that had me kind of dreading it. I was excited because he is the only president from the state of Indiana (where I live) and... Continue Reading →

“Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard

Destiny of the Republic:  A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President Author:  Candice Millard  Released:  2011 Destiny of the Republic is a fascinating book about the assassination of James Garfield. In addition to the assassination, it gives biographical information about James Garfield, as well as Charles Guiteau the man who killed him.... Continue Reading →

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