In honor of the presidential election (which is apparently happening soon?), HuffPost College is introducing a recurring series called "President's Korner," in which we talk about odd things past presidents did while in office. Because, why not? The more you know.
This edition of President's Korner: John Quincy Adams: The Nude Bathing Story.
Adams was reported to love nude bathing so much he would swim at 5 a.m. in the Potomac River every day to deal with the stress of being president, according to POTUS.com. Anne Royall, the first female journalist to ever score an interview with a president, discovered Adams bathing and hid his clothing until he agreed to talk to her, according to the Harvard Square Library. A corrupt bargain indeed!
That's all for President's Korner! See you next time.