Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Fact of the Day: Franklin Memory

President Franklin Pierce was noted for his excellent memory throughout his life. He was the first president to deliver his inaugural speech from memory alone. 

12 comments:

  1. Well at least if so, Franklin Pierce would have been genuine.
    No PC's/ HR's or other nits writing it for him.
    As I had never heard of this President, it seems that he did have many problems.
    politically and family wise.
    So I looked him up:
    Interesting this:
    "US historians and other political commentators generally rank Pierce's presidency among the worst."
    Hmmmmmmmmmm!
    Not good eh?
    I suggest viewers before putting "inane" comments, see my good mate,
    "Wiki" for more.
    B J Hunnicut ( The Aussie interloper on US affairs)
    PS: Things are a-changing here - a new leader - "The Night of the Long Knives".
    I am over the moon with our Aussie version of " The Coup d-Etat".

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  2. That's amazing. A good memory is one of the best skills to have I think.

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  3. Probably one of the only politicians to do so period

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  4. I think I remember a story about Clinton - that he could go into a roomful of people and remember each one's names.

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  5. wow this is admirable, I have to write most things down.

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  6. It would be awesome to have such a great memory, especially since I have a brain like a sieve. I've heard that about Clinton too.

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  7. He was considered quite the "looker" in his day, but unfortunately he wasn't a very good president.

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