The Dawn of the Space Shuttle

The Dawn of the Space Shuttle

  Endowed with the stunning success of the Apollo program, yet faced with the exorbitant costs of NASA, President Nixon considered …read more

Alaska Pipeline: Energy Needs and the Environment

Alaska Pipeline: Energy Needs and the Environment

With the authorization of the Alaskan Oil Pipeline, Nixon successfully balanced the Nation’s energy needs with its newfound environmental consciousness. Despite …read more

Nixon’s China Calculus is Needed Today

Nixon’s China Calculus is Needed Today

Nixon’s Approach to China Policy Needs Consideration From Current Policymakers International attitudes towards North Korea’s fifth nuclear test have revealed a …read more

The Dawn of American Counterterrorism Policy

The Dawn of American Counterterrorism Policy

In Photo (from left to right): National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State William Rogers, President Nixon, and Ambassador …read more

Unpredictability: A Tenet of A Strong Foreign Policy

Unpredictability: A Tenet of A Strong Foreign Policy

In his first address on foreign policy two months ago, presidential candidate Donald Trump explained that one of the key …read more

Public Enemy Number One: A Pragmatic Approach to America’s Drug Problem

Public Enemy Number One: A Pragmatic Approach to America’s Drug Problem

At a press conference on June 17, 1971, President Nixon, with his newly appointed Drug authority at his side, declared …read more

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure …read more

RN and Jackie Robinson

RN and Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson supported Vice President Richard Nixon during the 1960 presidential election and in 1962 wrote: “if the election was …read more

Behind the Scenes of Apollo 13

Behind the Scenes of Apollo 13

Apollo 13 lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida as an audience watches. On April 11, 1970, Apollo 13—manned by Commander James …read more

A Final Salute to General Eisenhower

A Final Salute to General Eisenhower

This week marks 47 years since the passing of one of the greatest Americans — Dwight “Ike” D. Eisenhower. A …read more