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Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA, Japan — Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima.

Forty-nine years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson found himself in Independence, Missouri. Although he was surrounded by a gaggle of politicians, distinguished guests and Secret Service agents, the president was armed only with a fountain pen, a bottle of ink…

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From George Washington to the current Barack Obama, presidential campaigns have shaped American culture and history in lasting ways. Highlighted here are some notable items featured at the Library of Congress which tell an interesting story about the evolution of…

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