When John Hope Franklin was a young black man in Oklahoma, he was turned away from trains and the military. He eventually became one of the most respected chroniclers of African-American history.
Buddy Edgerton, a neighbor of the illustrator Norman Rockwell, tells the story of how Rockwell painted people in their small town into what became some of the most famous portraits of Americana.
Luci Baines Johnson was 16 when her father Lyndon Johnson was thrust into the presidency. When her family moved to the White House, she was fully aware of the tragic reason for their move.
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