There are thousands of accounts from that day that are lost forever. However, there are some, whether shared by survivors or memorialized through electronic recordings, that help show some of the greatest aspects of the human spirit.
Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have all distanced themselves from Trump's border wall claims.
The former President died on Friday at the age of 94.
In contrast to some other presidents, Bush understood the difficult nuances of Gorbachev's position.
The ad is part of a strategy by the president of stoking racial fears in voters ahead of the midterm elections next week.
President George W. Bush was "a radical... What would you call him? A liberal himself. He wasn't a conservative," Lou Dobbs claimed.
The former first lady was only the second person to be both the wife and mother of a U.S. president. She died on April 17 at age 92.
She didn't travel abroad on a good ship, but Shirley Temple Black charmed the world in person just like she had on-screen.
A 2007 biography of Billy Graham explores his love for people and leadership.
Without Omarosa Manigault Newman, Ben Carson may be the highest-ranking black White House staffer.
The former presidents agreed that humility was presidential.
The former secretary of state asserts that Trump has the United States's best interests at heart.
The U.S. intervention in Somalia is not remembered fondly, but it saved thousands of lives.
A higher proportion of born again Christians voted for Trump than for Bush, McCain or Romney.
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend posted a picture to Facebook with the news.
"Defeating Al-Qaeda" is no longer a meaningful frame for the struggle to make the world safe.
Sir Jeremy Greenstock said Tony Blair was "genuine" but the Americans were not.
The actor made an unlikely appearance on the hit zombie thriller on Sunday.