Budget Crisis: What Would Nixon Do?

Budget Crisis: What Would Nixon Do?

Today’s beginning of the “shutdown” of the U.S. federal government tops an icy chapter in the relationship between our branches …read more

Extending Opportunities for Disabled Americans

Extending Opportunities for Disabled Americans

It often bewilders me how influential President Nixon’s domestic policies remain to this day. It is truly remarkable that we …read more

‘Checkers’ at 61

‘Checkers’ at 61

September 23 marks the 61st anniversary of one of the most consequential and precedent-setting speeches in U.S. history: Richard Nixon’s …read more

Understanding RN’s Roadmap Out of Vietnam

Understanding RN’s Roadmap Out of Vietnam

Forty years ago today, RN spoke to the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Louisiana, delivering a fiery and passionate defense …read more

40 Years Ago – RN Strengthens Persian Ally

40 Years Ago – RN Strengthens Persian Ally

RN and PN with the Shah and Empress of Iran during a state visit to the White House on July …read more

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

President Nixon with conscripted troops in S. Vietnam, 1969. This month marks 40 years since the formal transition from mandatory, conscripted …read more

Town Car Diplomacy – 40 Years Ago

Town Car Diplomacy – 40 Years Ago

This week marks 40 years since the memorable visit of Leonid Brezhnev, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the …read more

Would the Sunnylands Summit be Happening had it not been for RN?

Would the Sunnylands Summit be Happening had it not been for RN?

RN and PN with Walter and Leonore Annenberg at La Casa Pacifica in 1969. No it would not, on two counts; …read more

President Richard Nixon on Margaret Thatcher

President Richard Nixon on Margaret Thatcher

Lady Thatcher, one of the giants of the 20th century, passed on yesterday at 87. In his most revealing memoir, …read more

The First US Presidential Trip to Israel

The First US Presidential Trip to Israel

President Obama’s trip to Israel — his first as POTUS — has appropriately generated much interest and intrigue, given the …read more