Nixon on Communism and Socialism

Nixon on Communism and Socialism

The 37th President reflects on how the West can help influence new democracies in the East. President Nixon was a reflective …read more

Podcast: Irv Gellman on the Alger Hiss Case

Podcast: Irv Gellman on the Alger Hiss Case

Irwin F. Gellman is Author of “The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon, 1952-1961 Sixty-eight years ago, first-term Congressman Richard …read more

Nixon Legacy Forum: Detente and Arms Control with the USSR

Nixon Legacy Forum: Detente and Arms Control with the USSR

The panel featured former members of the National Security Council staff, who discussed their behind-the-scenes efforts, and how Nixon’s diplomacy …read more

And Recognition for the Space Race goes to…

And Recognition for the Space Race goes to…

By Marshall Garvey When the history of the U.S. space program is recounted, most people tend to give the lion’s share …read more

Notes on Navigating Russian Diplomacy, The Nixon Diplomatic Playbook

Notes on Navigating Russian Diplomacy, The Nixon Diplomatic Playbook

By Marshall Garvey Twenty two years after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, relations …read more

Bine ati venit, President Nixon’s Visit to Romania

Bine ati venit, President Nixon’s Visit to Romania

As the Cold War continued, President Nixon became the first American President to visit socialist Romania. On August 2, 1969, …read more

Keeping Secrets Secret, the Fight Against Espionage

Keeping Secrets Secret, the Fight Against Espionage

By Marshall Garvey Bradley Manning, in one of the most recent high-profile court cases in America, has been convicted on 20 …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

President Nixon Welcomes Leonid Brezhnev to the United States

President Nixon Welcomes Leonid Brezhnev to the United States

June 18, 1973: Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev made his first visit to the United States. Naval Photographic Center footage …read more