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Ronald Reagan gives the thumbs up to supporters as he campaigns from aboard the Ferdinand Magellan Train during his 1984 bid for re-election.

Inside the heavily-armored presidential train, which leaders from FDR to Reagan used to criss-cross the country, campaigning in style and luxury

In the Ferdinand Magellan, presidents played host to foreign leaders and pitched directly to small-town America in speeches from a back platform.

Since right after World War II, the president’s national security adviser has an unparalleled ability to influence events worldwide

The influence of national security advisers has largely depended on the dynamic between them and the president they served under.

The story of the last US presidential yacht, which hosted foreign leaders and cruised the Caribbean until the 1970s

On the USS Sequoia a succession of presidents hosted heads of state and held glamorous parties. It is now being restored after falling into disrepair.
FILE PHOTO: Snow covered mountains rise above the harbour and town of Tasiilaq

Trump wants to buy Greenland. It’s not for sale, but it would be really expensive if it were.

In 1946, former President Harry Truman attempted to buy Greenland for $100 million in gold, which is equivalent to roughly $1.3 billion today.
NASA's P-3B airborne laboratory on the ramp at Thule Air Base in Greenland early on the morning of Mar. 21, 2013

Trump has ‘repeatedly expressed interest’ in buying Greenland for the US

President Donald Trump has "repeatedly expressed interest" in buying Greenland with "varying degrees of seriousness," according to a new report.

The late Billy Graham met every US president since Truman, stayed in the White House on the eve of the Gulf War, and helped Hillary Clinton endure the...

Influential Christian evangelist Billy Graham died on February 21 — here's a look back on some of his most powerful political connections.

69 years to the day after Truman desegregated the military, Trump announces plan to bar transgender service

President Truman ordered the desegregation of the military on this day in 1948.

Harry Truman once wrote a newspaper columnist a scathing letter for being critical of his daughter

Trump is hardly the first president to take shots in defense of a daughter.

Bobby Knight compares Donald Trump to Harry Truman, who had the ‘guts to drop the bomb’

"I don't even know what the hell 'presidential' means, but they told him that he wasn't presidential ... Harry Truman."