Vision Needed to Avoid Hit and Run Approach in Syria

Vision Needed to Avoid Hit and Run Approach in Syria

President Obama secured support for military action in Syria from the top House Republicans, Speaker Boehner, and Majority Leader Cantor, …read more

President Nixon’s Legacy on Parks

President Nixon’s Legacy on Parks

In the Statement on Signing Bill Designating the Ventana Wilderness, California, forty-four years ago, President Nixon wrote, “Wilderness, unspoiled by man, …read more

Football’s Number One Fan

Football’s Number One Fan

Baseball may be the great American pastime, but it can’t challenge football as the quintessential American sport. Football requires a …read more

Continuing Student Opportunities at the Nixon Foundation

Continuing Student Opportunities at the Nixon Foundation

“When schools close for summer, many students will seek summer employment. Some will need the earnings to continue their education …read more

Preparing for Crisis; A Leader’s Solemn Duty

Preparing for Crisis; A Leader’s Solemn Duty

New documents released by Britain’s National Archives reveal a speech prepared on behalf of Queen Elizabeth, in 1983, to be …read more

The Nixon Doctrine, Now More than Ever

The Nixon Doctrine, Now More than Ever

Throughout history, U.S. global primacy has been in danger when it has overextended itself politically, economically, and militarily, exhausting the …read more

54 Years Ago, Safire’s Reflection on the Kitchen Debate

54 Years Ago, Safire’s Reflection on the Kitchen Debate

In 2009, William Safire—former speech writer for President Nixon—recalled in his New York Times piece “The Cold …read more

Omitting History, The Legacy of the EPA

Omitting History, The Legacy of the EPA

Reading the introductory remarks of Carol Browner at the dedication ceremony of the EPA building in Washington DC that took …read more

Creating the Shanghai Communiqué

Creating the Shanghai Communiqué

President Nixon and Dr. Kissinger with Premier Chou En-lai meeting on the Shanghai Communiqué. The Joint Communiqué of the United States …read more

Cold War Game Change

Cold War Game Change

President Nixon’s China game brought Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev to the negotiating table in May 1972.  Since …read more