1. A game at the new George W. Bush library raises the question: Could a president benefit from crowdsourcing? It will be fascinating to see — over time — how members of the audience agree or disagree with Bush’s historic decisions in this game-show approach to the presidency.

    — How About You Be The Decider by Linton Weeks

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“You look at the picture when they’re inaugurated and four years later, they’re visibly older.  It’s like they went in a time machine and fast-forwarded eight years in the span of four years.”

— Former White House physician CONNIE MARIANO, on how the stress of the presidency affects our Commanders-in-Chief.
Above, the Washington Post’s interactive guide showing those effect on President Obama from Jan. 2009 (left) to today.

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    inothernews:

    “You look at the picture when they’re inaugurated and four years later, they’re visibly older.  It’s like they went in a time machine and fast-forwarded eight years in the span of four years.”

    — Former White House physician CONNIE MARIANO, on how the stress of the presidency affects our Commanders-in-Chief.

    Above, the Washington Post’s interactive guide showing those effect on President Obama from Jan. 2009 (left) to today.

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  1. What should President Obama remember during his second term? Tell NPR what’s on your mind—submit a postcard here. -L

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“Things are going very, very well.  I am in Berlin.  There were one million people here last night at the very spot where the Wall used to stand -“
-Chancellor Kohl of Germany on the German Reunification Process

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On October 3, 1990, East and West Germany were reunified, one year after  the fall of the Berlin Wall.  This memo transcribes the brief  conversation which occurred between President George Bush and German  Chancellor Helmut Kohl, describing the reunification celebration.


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    ourpresidents:

    “Things are going very, very well.  I am in Berlin.  There were one million people here last night at the very spot where the Wall used to stand -“

    -Chancellor Kohl of Germany on the German Reunification Process

    todaysdocument:

    On October 3, 1990, East and West Germany were reunified, one year after the fall of the Berlin Wall. This memo transcribes the brief conversation which occurred between President George Bush and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, describing the reunification celebration.

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