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Yitzhak Rabin, Bill Clinton, and Yasser Arafat together - the historic handshake between the Israeli Prime Minister and the Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) took place after the signing of the Middle East Peace Agreement on September 13, 1993. The ceremony was held on the South Lawn of the White House.  -from the Clinton Library

OurPresidents:

Yitzhak Rabin, Bill Clinton, and Yasser Arafat together - the historic handshake between the Israeli Prime Minister and the Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) took place after the signing of the Middle East Peace Agreement on September 13, 1993. 
The ceremony was held on the South Lawn of the White House.

-from the Clinton Library
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Because you probably don’t know what a “teletype” machine looks like…     
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The White House to Kremlin “Hotline” 
On August 30, 1963, The Kennedy White House announced the creation of a teletype “Hotline” between the Kremlin and the White House.  The Hotline was established in the aftermath to the Cuban Missile Crisis -  to be used only in an emergency to ensure clear communication between the President and the Soviet Premier.
The White House Hotline teletype machine was used for the first time for communication between President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexsei Kosygin during the Six Day War in the Middle East. 
These days, the Hotline machine is on exhibit at the LBJ Library & Museum. 

todaysdocument:

Because you probably don’t know what a “teletype” machine looks like…     

ourpresidents:

The White House to Kremlin “Hotline”

On August 30, 1963, The Kennedy White House announced the creation of a teletype “Hotline” between the Kremlin and the White House.  The Hotline was established in the aftermath to the Cuban Missile Crisis -  to be used only in an emergency to ensure clear communication between the President and the Soviet Premier.

The White House Hotline teletype machine was used for the first time for communication between President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexsei Kosygin during the Six Day War in the Middle East.

These days, the Hotline machine is on exhibit at the LBJ Library & Museum

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Words cannot express how much I love this picture.

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R.I.P. Elvis Presley
This photograph of Richard Nixon shaking hands with Elvis Presley in the Oval Office was taken on December 21, 1970.  Elvis died on August 16, 1977.  
Words cannot express how much I love this picture.

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R.I.P. Elvis Presley

This photograph of Richard Nixon shaking hands with Elvis Presley in the Oval Office was taken on December 21, 1970.  Elvis died on August 16, 1977.  

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