Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” is a revealing history of the trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868.
Andrew Johnson ascended to the presidency after Lincoln’s assassination. Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” recounts the efforts to remove him from office.
The Obama Presidential Center in Chicago won’t include a research library and archive. To some historians, that’s a problem.
Three books about presidential speeches and speechwriters.
Three reporters and The Times’s politics editor shed light on moments that revealed deeper truths about politics this year.
The former first lady’s long-awaited new memoir recounts with insight, candor and wit her family’s trajectory from the Jim Crow South to Chicago’s South Side and her own improbable journey from there to the White House.
Jill Lepore’s “These Truths” shows both the successes and failures that have made the country what it is today.
Doris Kearns Goodwin’s “Leadership in Turbulent Times” looks at Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson.
Other presidents have dawdled, too, but President Trump is the first to go this long without awarding national medals in the arts and humanities.