Visiting the Presidents
with Joe Faykosh
“Visiting the Presidents” takes listeners through the birthplaces, homes, gravesites, libraries, and other historical sites associated with the Presidents of the United States. Also exploring the childhoods, lives, loves, careers, and deaths of these presidents through the sites that were touched by them.
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S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch – Visiting the Presidents
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There’s no place like…Texas?! Lyndon Johnson never strayed too far from the Johnson Ranch outside Stonewall, except when serving in Washington. LBJ was born, lived, and is buried on the same piece of property, and his beloved ranch bears his imprint. Learn about Lyndon’s political rise; his vice presidency and Presidency; his wife, Lady Bird,…
Another world traveler as President, John F Kennedy had homes all over the country: Palm Beach, rural Virginia, and, of course, Hyannisport, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Explore John F Kennedy’s political rise; his election and Presidency; his iconic wife, Jacqueline, and children; as well as his homes! Be sure to check out John F Kennedy’s…
Dwight Eisenhower moved around throughout his career, living in had 28 different homes in his life, before finally settling in a home for he and his wife, Mamie. We will explore his military career and turn to politics; his elections and Presidency; his wife and son; and his homes! Be sure to check out Dwight…