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U.S. President History

1928 - U.S. President Calvin Coolidge signed the Jones-Reid bill. The act allotted $340 million for flood control in the West and Midwest United States.

1940 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill sent a note to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt requesting eventual participation in the war against Germany.

1970 - U.S. President Nixon nominated America's first two female generals.

1972 - In Laurel, MD, Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was shot by Arthur Bremer while campaigning for the U.S. presidency. Wallace was paralyzed by the shot.

1991 - U.S. President Bush took Queen Elizabeth to an Oakland A's-Baltimore Oriole game.


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"Tomorrow is a moment of truth for the world."
- George W. Bush, about a deadline given to the United Nations on endorsing the use of force to disarm Iraq.