Again With the “Southern Strategy”

Again With the “Southern Strategy”

At The Dallas Morning News, Jim Mitchell writes: In 1968, Richard Nixon swept into office with something called “the southern strategy,” …read more

What McGovern Learned

What McGovern Learned

Years after losing to RN in the 1972 presidential election, George McGovern started a small business.  In part because of …read more

“All in the Family”

“All in the Family”

Although saying that “All in the Family” was a fun show, an article in the International Business Times notes its …read more

RN on American Decline

RN on American Decline

Forty years ago today, RN spoke to Midwestern news executives. In The New York Times, Tom Switzer quotes that speech …read more

The Wrong Animal

The Wrong Animal

FDR had Fala.  RN had Checkers. Anthony Weiner has a couple of cats, to which he referred with a …read more

News Conferences

News Conferences

At the Christian Science Monitor,  Ruth Walker explains how RN helped popularize the term “news conference” as an alternative to …read more

RN & Gingrich

RN & Gingrich

At The New York Times “Caucus” blog, Matt Bai compares Newt Gingrich to RN: [I]f Mr. Gingrich is looking for hopeful …read more

Issa, Nixon, and Obama

Issa, Nixon, and Obama

Representative Darrell Issa, chair of the Government Reform and Oversight Committee, has suggested that the Obama adminstration is too “Nixonian” …read more

A Nixon Documentary in Progress

A Nixon Documentary in Progress

Brian L. Frye and Penny Lane are making a documentary about RN, using a previously-untapped source: EVERYBODY KNOWS  that during the …read more

RN Helped Switch RR

RN Helped Switch RR

In The Nation, Greg Mitchell says that Ronald Reagan’s shift to the GOP started with the 1950 California Senate race …read more