"I am extremely sorry my mission to Massachusetts is unpleasant," William Howard Taft
said in that campaign appearance on April 25, 1912.
Bookended by the progressive giants Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft
is most commonly remembered for his immense girth and for the large bathtub he installed in the White House.
Thus Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft
, and Woodrow Wilson had great opportunities but inherited "no set script" (p.
Among the notable Americans buried here are Presidents William Howard Taft
and John F.
The coyote has too many political enemies, and the average Newfie is a canine William Howard Taft
on the scales and has too much hair.
President William Howard Taft
served on the Supreme Court after he lost his bid for a second term to Woodrow Wilson.
"Presidents come and go," said William Howard Taft
, "but the Supreme Court goes on forever." Taft, the 27th President and the 10th Chief Justice of the United States, is the only person in U.S.
Joseph McKenna was so incompetent at the end of his term that, in the words of his colleague William Howard Taft
, he once "wrote an opinion deciding the case one way when there had been a unanimous vote the other, including his own." Taft stayed on the job a little too long himself: In 1930 Louis Brandeis wrote to Felix Frankfurter that their colleague "had really lost his grip."
Eisenhower, Gerald Ford, William Howard Taft
, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Warren Harding, George Bush, and George W.
Our Chief Magistrate and His Powers, by William Howard Taft
. With a foreword, introduction and notes by H.Jefferson Powell.
Morris brightens his descriptions and assessments of Roosevelt's official activities with colorful portraits of many of the president's contemporaries, from Elihu Root to William Howard Taft
. But all of these characters are over-shadowed in Morris's pages by Roosevelt himself.
La Follette (later replaced by William Howard Taft
), Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson.