The Beginning of a Comeback

The Beginning of a Comeback

By the end of 1966, Richard Nixon was already planning his path to the presidency. In an interview with “US …read more

Nixon On Vietnam: A Pre-Presidential View

Nixon On Vietnam: A Pre-Presidential View

In the years before he was elected as President, Richard Nixon kept a relatively low profile politically. Employed by the …read more

Lincoln Republicans

Lincoln Republicans

The polarizing rhetoric in presidential candidate Barry Goldwater’s 1964 acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention left the Republican Party …read more

TIME Inc. v. Hill

TIME Inc. v. Hill

In September, 1952 the Hill family of Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania was held hostage by three escaped convicts for nineteen hours. The …read more

The Manila Communiqué: Nixon’s Comeback

The Manila Communiqué: Nixon’s Comeback

In late October of 1966, LBJ met with leaders of several different Pacific nations to begin negotiating new policy goals …read more

Henry Kissinger’s Path to the RN White House

Henry Kissinger’s Path to the RN White House

Henry Kissinger was the National Security Advisor to RN from late 1968 throughout his presidency. During his time in office …read more

RN Appoints Daniel Patrick Moynihan

RN Appoints Daniel Patrick Moynihan

When RN won the election in 1968, he was interested in populating his cabinet with Democrats so that he would …read more

RN Outlines Policy for 1968

RN Outlines Policy for 1968

Portrait of Richard M. Nixon, c. 1967. In August, 1967, Vice President Nixon created an outline of the policies that he …read more

Treaty on Archaeological, Historical, and Cultural Properties

Treaty on Archaeological, Historical, and Cultural Properties

In an effort to curb the amount of culturally and historically significant artifacts being illegally trafficked between the United States …read more

1963: Nixon in East Berlin

1963: Nixon in East Berlin

Richard Nixon and family show their papers to an East Berlin officer before entering the east side of the divided …read more