As Joe Foss would say,

once a Marine, always a Marine in service & defense of our country. Today, the Joe Foss Institute & all Americans say Semper Fi.

On this day in 1957, Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the first president to ride in the newest advance in aviation technology: the helicopter.

Although experimental military helicopters had been tested since 1947, it was not until 10 years later that a president considered using the new machine for short, official trips to and from the White House. Eisenhower [...]

Happy Birthday 14th Amendment

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 14th Amendment (ratified July 9, 1868). Here’s what you need to know: WHAT IT DOES The 14th Amendment defines U.S. citizenship, including black Americans. WHY IT WAS ADDED [...]

Ever heard of the 26th Amendment? Chances are you have been impacted.

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 26th Amendment (ratified July 1, 1971). Here’s what you need to know: WHAT IT DOES The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 years old. [...]

3 FUN, SIMPLE DIY GAMES FOR JULY 4!

It's summertime, so take playtime outdoors with these kid-friendly games! FamilyFun Magazine's Mary Giles stopped by TODAY to share these three games that both kids and adults will enjoy. United we stand FamilyFun Magazine A [...]

DO THE FOUNDING FATHERS HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS?

Beginning with the legendary rivalry between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, historian David Sehat describes how Americans have repeatedly sought out the Founding Fathers to defend their policies. Alexander Heffner, host of The Open Mind [...]