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  • Each US president’s signature appears on thousands of documents from their terms in office, including letters, executive orders, and laws.
  • Public signing ceremonies are a tradition in American politics where the president signs an act of Congress into law.
  • These ceremonies have many storied traditions, including how many pens are used during the signing.
  • Former President Lyndon B. Johnson famously used more than 75 pens to sign the Civil Rights Act in 1964. He gifted them to supporters of the bill, including Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.
  • From George Washington’s cursive to Donald Trump’s infamous script, take a look at every American president’s signature:


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