Tuesday, November 6, 2018

31 Vintage Photographs of American Presidential Phone Calls

President William Howard Taft on the phone. Taft was the 27th U.S 
President serving from 1909 - 1913.



President Woodrow Wilson speaks on the telephone. Thomas Woodrow Wilson 
was the 28th U.S. President serving from 1913 - 1921. 



President Calvin Coolidge speaks on the telephone in 1928. John Calvin 
Coolidge, Jr was the 30th U.S President serving from 1923 - 1929.



 President Harry Truman talks on the telephone in his office, Washington 
D.C., 1945. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd U.S. President serving from 1945 - 
1953.



President Dwight Eisenhower conversing by phone at his desk, circa 1954. 
Dwight David Eisenhower was the 34th U.S. President serving from 1953 - 1961.



President John F. Kennedy is shown as he ends his official day after 7:30 
pm with a final phone call to his press secretary from his Oval Office desk 
at the White House in Washington, D.C., March 16, 1961. Spread on the desk 
are copies of his then newly designated official portrait which he 
autographed. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th U.S. President serving from 
1961 until his assassination in 1963.



President John F. Kennedy stands behind his desk in the Oval Office as he 
talks on the telephone in 1961. The bandage over Kennedy's left eye covers a 
cut suffered when he hit his head on a table while retrieving an item for 
daughter Caroline. A Navy doctor gave him five stitches. John Fitzgerald 
Kennedy was the 35th U.S. President serving from 1961 until his assassination 
in 1963.



President John F. Kennedy takes a telephone call at a special 
installation at Detroit's City Airport Oct. 6, 1962, before boarding a 
helicopter for a flight to Flint, Michigan. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 
35th U.S. President serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.



President Lyndon Johnson talks on the telephone at the White House in 
Washington, D.C. on an unknown date. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the 36th U.S. 
Presdident serving from 1963 - 1969.



President Lyndon Johnson talks on the telephone from the Oval Office in 
1964. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the 36th U.S. Presdident serving from 1963 - 
1969.



In his Washington office, President Lyndon B. Johnson congratulates 
astronauts Virgil Grissom and John Young after their triple orbit of the 
Earth, 1965. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the 36th U.S. President serving from 
1963 - 1969.



President Richard Nixon speaks to astronauts on the Moon on July 20, 
1969. Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th U.S. President serving from 1969 
until his resignation in 1974.



President Richard Nixon on the telephone at his Oval Office desk. 
Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th U.S. President serving from 1969 until his 
resignation in 1974.



President Gerald Ford, seated in an armchair with his foot on the desk, 
talking on the telephone in the oval office, Washington, D.C., 1974. 
Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. was the 38th U.S. President serving from 
1974 - 1977. 



President Gerald Ford, while at Camp David, MD, speaks by phone to Henry 
Kissinger on Middle East agreement on September 1, 1975. Gerald Rudolph 
"Jerry" Ford, Jr. was the 38th U.S. President serving from 1974 - 1977. 



President Gerald R. Ford takes a phone call while his daughter Susan 
Ford adjusts her father's cummerbund before a white tie diplomatic reception 
on October 5, 1974, in Washington, D.C. Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. was 
the 38th U.S. President serving from 1974 - 1977. 



President Jimmy Carter speaks on the phone in the Oval Office in 
Washington, DC. James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. was the 39th U.S. President 
serving from 1977 - 1981.



President-elect Jimmy Carter is pictured at Blair House in Washington, 
Thursday, Jan. 14, 1977 as he talks by telephone with British Prime Minister 
James Callaghan in London. Carter made the call and others in preparation for 
vice President-elect Walter Mondale's upcoming meeting with foreign leaders. 
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. was the 39th U.S. President serving from 1977 
- 1981.



President Jimmy Carter's appreciation shows as he thanks Canadian Prime 
Minister Joe Clark from the Oval Office of the White House, Washington on 
Jan. 31, 1980 for Canada's help in getting American diplomats out of Iran. 
Carter said the act was one of 'personal and political courage' as he 
extended the appreciation of Americans to the Canadians. James Earl "Jimmy" 
Carter, Jr. was the 39th U.S. President serving from 1977 - 1981.



President Ronald Reagan telephones Vice President Bush at 5:58 a.m. 
regarding the Grenada situation from the White House, Washington, DC on 
October 22, 1983. Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th U.S. President serving 
from 1981 - 1989.



President George H. W. Bush speaks by telephone from the Oval Office of 
the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 1991 in Washington to the 'March for Life' 
rally being held on the Ellipse. The 18th annual rally and march was to 
memorialize the Supreme Court Roe V. Wade abortion decision. George Herbert 
Walker Bush was the 41st U.S. President serving from 1989 to 1993.



President George H. W. Bush, using a telephone hook-up addresses the 
demonstrators gathered on the Ellipse behind the White House, January 22nd, 
1990. Bush told anti-abortion protesters he stood with them in their efforts 
to make abortion illegal and urged Americans to consider the "self evident 
moral superiority" of adoption over abortion. George Herbert Walker Bush was 
the 41st U.S. President serving from 1989 to 1993.



President George H. W. Bush, left, speaks to the orbiting Columbia 
astronauts with Vice Pres. Dan Quayle from the Oval Office, Thursday, Jan. 
18, 1989, Washington, D.C. George Herbert Walker Bush was the 41st U.S. 
President serving from 1989 to 1993.



President Bill Clinton talks on the phone to Russian President Boris 
Yeltsin from his vacation home on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts Tuesday, 
Aug. 25, 1998. The President discussed the recent political upheaval of 
Yeltsin's cabinet. Willam Jefferson Clinton was the 42nd U.S. President 
serving from 1993 - 2001. 



President Bill Clinton speaks via telephone from the Oval Office of the 
White House to an unidentified member of the House in Washington Thursday, 
August 11, 1994, lobbying for votes for the crime bill. The White House kept 
an open telephone line to the Democratic cloakroom so the President could 
personally woo wavering lawmakers. Willam Jefferson Clinton was the 42nd U.S. 
President serving from 1993 - 2001.



President Bill Clinton talks on the telephone in the Oval Office in the 
White House in Washington on March 16, 2000. Willam Jefferson Clinton was the 
42nd U.S. President serving from 1993 - 2001.



President George W. Bush speaks with British Prime Minister Tony Blair 
during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sunday morning, Dec. 14, 2003. George 
Walker Bush was the 43rd U.S. President serving from 2001 - 2009. 



President George W. Bush speaks with crew members of the Space Shuttle 
Discovery during a telephone call from the Oval Office of the White House 
Tuesday, July 11, 2006. George Walker Bush was the 43rd U.S. President 
serving from 2001 - 2009. 



President Barack Obama on the phone in the Oval Office. Barack Hussein Obama II was the 44th U.S. President serving from 2009 - 2017. 



President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Iranian President Hassan 
Rouhani -- the first direct conversation between leaders in Washington and 
Tehran since 1979 -- raising the possibility a deal can be reached over 
Iran's controversial nuclear program, 2013. Barack Hussein Obama II was the 
44th U.S. President serving from 2009 - 2017.



President Donald Trump speaks on the phone in the Oval Office. Donald 
John Trump is the 45th U.S. President and has been serving since 2017.



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