This is the start of a regular feature that will continue as an Aside. I enjoy sharing bits of Presidential trivia.
Thomas Jefferson preferred the written word over the spoken word. He gave only two speeches during his eight years as President, his first and second inaugural addresses.
Woodrow Wilson’s first name was Thomas.
LBJ earned the nickname Light Bulb Johnson by turning out the lights in the White House when not in use.
JFK suffered migraine headaches if he did not have a sexual encounter every three to four days.
Jimmy Carter immersed himself in the details of his office. He personally scheduled the use of the White House tennis courts.
Dwight Eisenhower was noted for his sometimes convoluted speech. He did this on purpose to confuse his questioners in the press.
Andrew Johnson was so highly regarded by the voters of his time that he was regarded as a second Andy Jackson.
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