Today in History: May 16.
Posted by Dr. Troy Kickler at 5:26 PM
Today, in 1868, President Andrew Johnson, a Raleigh native, avoided conviction by one vote in the U.S. Senate impeachment trial.
Editor of the Andrew Johnson papers and contributor to northcarolinahistory.org, Paul Bergeron explains the history of the controversial and much-maligned 17th president.
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