VPs Who Became Pres.

When:
February 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
2019-02-15T11:00:00-06:00
2019-02-15T12:30:00-06:00
Where:
Downtown Library Auditorium

Instructor: Guy W. Collins

This course presents unexpected political transitions and their consequences.
Feb. 1: John Tyler ,1841, after William Henry Harrison’s death; Millard Fillmore,1849, after Zachary Taylor’s death;
Feb. 15: Andrew Johnson, 1865, after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination; Chester A. Arthur, 1881, after James Garfield’s assassination;
Feb. 22: Theodore Roosevelt, 1901, after William McKinley’s assassination;
Mar. 1: Calvin Coolidge, 1923, after Warren G. Harding’s death;
Mar. 8: Harry Truman,1945, after Franklin Roosevelt’s death;
Mar. 15: Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963, after John F. Kennedy’s assassination;
Mar. 22: Gerald Ford, 1973, after Richard Nixon’s resignation.