Excerpt: A wilderness of mirrors

Excerpt: A wilderness of mirrors

An excerpt from James Bowman’s article “A wilderness of mirrors” in The New Criterion. The New York Times ran a curious piece …read more

Misunderstanding a Monkey Wrench

Misunderstanding a Monkey Wrench

Nixon biographer Farrell misinterprets a word and draws the wrong conclusion In his recent book Richard Nixon: The Life, journalist-biographer John …read more

10 Facts about Nixon the Presidential Candidate

10 Facts about Nixon the Presidential Candidate

  1. In 1960, Richard Nixon and John Fitzgerald Kennedy were the first U.S presidential candidates to take part in televised …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

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

Pat Buchanan Talks “The Greatest Comeback”

Pat Buchanan Talks “The Greatest Comeback”

Legendary political commentator and New York Times best selling author Pat Buchanan came to the Richard Nixon Library on July …read more

RN’s Vision for the GOP

RN’s Vision for the GOP

President Nixon prided himself in campaigning not only for his own political ambitions, but for the greater good of the …read more

The Long Battle for the ERA and Constitutional Equality

The Long Battle for the ERA and Constitutional Equality

In 1921, Alice Paul of the National Women’s Party drafted the Equal Rights Amendment for constitutional gender equality. The original …read more