As the U.S. prepares for the third presidential impeachment trial in its history, John Muller looks back at Mark Twain’s coverage of the first presidential impeachment, of Andrew Johnson, in 1868.
To the Editor of The Tribune. I can truly say that this has been the most melancholy day of my life. When I arose this morning & reflected that on this day it was to be given me to see that noble band of patriots, the President & his Cabinet, delivered over to the cold charities of a thankless nation, my heart was ready to break. My brain was flooded […]