At 50 Abraham Lincoln defended alleged murderers in Illinois, Grover Cleveland faced the issue of a surplus in the government and Ronald Reagan was a Democrat.
President Obama celebrates his 50th birthday Thursday, so we looked back at some past presidents to see what they were up to at that milestone age.
Tags: politics history american history republican democrat ronald reagan george washington grover cleveland abraham lincoln barack obama thomas jefferson john adams james polk george w. bush richard nixon jimmy carter gerald ford george h.w. bush bill clinton james madison
PBS NewsHour is one of the most trusted news programs on TV and online- and now Tumblr. Have a question, request or feedback? Ask!
Also: Find us on Facebook, YouTube and Flickr
Powered by Tumblr. Minimal Theme designed by Artur Kim.