The Library of Congress have now made available online the papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin. Readers can find such gems as copies of the petition the First Continental Congress sent to King George III in in 1774 protesting about the governance of the region by England, a fascinating drawing of bifocal glasses, […]
A large batch of JFK assassination classified documents has been released by the USA government to supplement The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records collection.
The Latest report from the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University examines the role of traditional and new media during the 2016 presidential election campaigns. It examines who supported Trump and has mappings of Twitter news sources for both campaigns.
Trump of Yore, is a fascinating project from the @qz bot studio when President Trump tweets it uses mathematical software to compare the new postings tweets in the president’s pre-inauguration 12,647-tweet archive, Other useful sources Trump archive which has been independently archived. Propublica has the politwoops – deleted tweets from Trump since 2015. Also useful […]
State of the Union 2016 Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union speech on the White House website Politico has a video of the address and main responses. The American Presidency Project has an archive of past speeches. It also has facts and figures on the length and number of words […]