Episode 42: Bill Clinton and Hope

S1 E46 Joe Biden and Scranton Visiting the Presidents

Our last road trip of the season, to "the Electric City," Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the birthplace of our 46th President, Joe Biden! Learn about Joe's scrappy childhood in Scranton, his education and political career, as well as what happened to his birthplace! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information! (Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2021/11/30/episode-46-joe-biden-and-scranton/  )Support the show (https://paypal.me/VisitingPresidents?locale.x=en_US)
  1. S1 E46 Joe Biden and Scranton
  2. S1 E45 Donald Trump and Queens
  3. S1 E44 Barack Obama and Honolulu
  4. S1 E43 George W Bush and New Haven
  5. S1 E42 Bill Clinton and Hope

Heading to The Land of Opportunity, Arkansas, and Hope, the birthplace of the 42nd President, William Jefferson Blythe…er, Clinton! Learn about Bill’s tumultuous childhood and his ambition, his education and early political career, as well as what happened to his birthplace!

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home from the National Park Service.

The Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site from Jefferson National Parks Association.

Bill’s actual Birthplace at the (still-functioning) Brazzel-Oakcrest Funeral Home.

Article (from Fox16) on Bill Clinton’s Childhood Home in Hot Springs becoming a presidential site.

From My May 2017 Visit!

The Actual Birthplace spot

Sign welcoming to Hope from Texarkana Today
Clinton Childhood Home Museum, from their site.
Bill touring his birthplace home, from the Department of the Interior.
The Brazzel Oakcrest Funeral Home in Hope
Bill Clinton Portrait by Simmie Knox.

Bill Clinton Birthplace: 1001 S. Main Street, Hope, Arkansas.

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