Here, on October 5, 1988, in a vice-presidential debate, Democratic Senator Lloyd Bentsen famously told Republican Senator Dan Quayle: "I knew Jack Kennedy ... Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy." Read more.
At the final debate between Pres. Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale here on 10/21/84, 73-year-old Reagan laughed off talk of his age by vowing not to "exploit ... my opponent's youth and inexperience." Read more.
On September 16, 1976, when it was known as the Broome County Airport, Vice President Nelson Rockefeller was caught giving the one-finger salute to hecklers at a campaign rally here for Sen. Bob Dole. Read more.
In June of 1939, President & Mrs. Roosevelt, along with President Roosevelt's mother, Sarah, hosted a lunch for Britain's King George VI and the Queen Mother here. On the menu: hot dogs. Read more.
When this was the Albert Thomas Convention Center, the League of Women Voters sponsored a debate here between Republican Presidential candidates George Bush and Ronald Reagan on April 23, 1980. Read more.
The 1972 Democratic National Convention was held here on July 10–13, 1972. Senator George McGovern accepted his party's nomination with what came to be known as his "Come Home, America" speech. Read more.
Then-Vice President Calvin Coolidge took the oath of office here, while vacationing at his boyhood home, following the death of President Warren Harding on August 3, 1923. Read more.
Dwight David Eisenhower was the first U.S. president born in Texas, in this two-story home on October 14, 1890. He was a five-star general in the Army before serving as president from 1953 until 1961. Read more.
After finishing third in the Iowa Democratic caucuses on January 19, 2004, Howard Dean attempted to rally his supporters here, an event now remembered more for the infamous "Dean Scream." Read more.
The boyhood home of Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States. Wilson was the first president to deliver a State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress. Read more.
February 23, 1980, during a Republican Primary debate here, Ronald Reagan famously declared "I am paying for this microphone!" when a moderator tried to turn his sound down, a classic campaign moment. Read more.