During the 2016 election there was a lot of talk about putting America First. Here at History First, we believe that we should put history first. After all, there are glimmers of the past in the present, and we often cannot understand our own story until it weathers the test of time.
Plus, we love weird presidential history and trivia.
(if you love us, check out our podcast!)
Creator & Editor-in-Chief
Kaleena graduated from Oberlin College with a B.A. in History & French. She loves to read about presidents, follow dead presidents on twitter, and listen to podcasts about presidents. Her work can be seen in The Washington Post and All That’s Interesting.
Duane Soubirous is an organist who loves American history almost as much as he loves music history. He speaks German but prefers French music to German music. He enjoys reading nonfiction books, newspapers and magazines, and works as a tutor for journalism students at a community college.
Molly holds an M.A. in Archaeological Studies from Yale University and has always been passionate about history and presidential trivia. She works in a museum and also enjoys sports, travel, and art.
Aaron is a graduate student in Computer Science at University of Washington with a life-long love of history. His other passions include teaching, the outdoors, Dungeons & Dragons, and musical theater.