Celebrating Fatherhood with Our Nation's First Dads

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Outside the White House's Oval Office, American President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) and his children, John (1960 - 1999) and Caroline, play with pony Macaroni, Washington DC, June 22, 1962.

Out of the 43 men who have filled the role of President of the United States, 38 were biological fathers. In First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack ObamaJoshua Kendall looks at what the parenting styles of U.S. presidents reveal about their leadership styles. He delved into archives for untold stories, including how George Washington fared as a stepfather and why Theodore Roosevelt undertook one of the West Wing's biggest renovations.