Nelson: Biden’s strangely valid point about Tennessee’s two President Andrews

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 19, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: November 19, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Michael Nelson
Daily Memphian

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

In addition to both being Andrews from Tennessee, Jackson and Johnson were among the earliest presidents to be the targets of assassination plots.

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Andrew Jackson Andrew Johnson Joe Biden

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