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March 18, 2014

Old Photos of U.S Presidential Phone Calls

Here is an interesting collection of old photos that shows U.S presidential phone calls in the past.

President William Howard Taft on the phone. Taft was the 27th U.S President serving from 1909 - 1913. (Harris & Ewing Collection /Library of Congress)

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

President Calvin Coolidge speaks on the telephone in 1928. John Calvin Coolidge, Jr was the 30th U.S President serving from 1923 - 1929. (Harris & Ewing Collection /Library of Congress)

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. (© CORBIS)

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

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. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)

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. (©Bettmann/CORBIS)

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. (AP Photo/stf)

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. (AP Photo/LBJ Library)

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. (AP Photo/via LBJ Library,Yoichi R. Okamoto)

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. (Photo by Gene Forte/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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. (© CORBIS)

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. (Nixon Presidential Materials, NARA)

President Gerald Ford, seated in an armchair with his foot on the desk, talking on the telephone in the oval office, Washington, D.C. circa 1974. Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. was the 38th U.S. President serving from 1974 - 1977. (Photo by Consolidated News Pictures/Getty Images)

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. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

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. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)

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. (© CORBIS)

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. (AP Photo)

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. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

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. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

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. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

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. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

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. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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. (AP Photo/The White House, Ralph Alswang)

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. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander)

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. (AP Photo/Clinton Presidential Materials Project, David Scull)

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