Jeffrey Nugent Says Brother Ted is Wrong on Background Checks
Washington Post: “I’m a member of the National Rifle Association and a former Army officer with assignments in the military police, artillery, and operations research and intelligence at the Pentagon. I’m also Ted Nugent’s older brother.”
On March 30, 1867, Secretary of State William H. Seward agrees to purchase Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million. Critics attack Seward for the secrecy surrounding the deal, which comes to be known as "Seward's folly." The press mocks his willingness to spend so much on "Seward's icebox" and Andrew Johnson's "polar bear garden."