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

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

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

Taki And Conrad Black On Nixon’s 100th

Taki And Conrad Black On Nixon’s 100th

Although two months have passed since the centennial of President Nixon’s birth, it is only in the last week that …read more

41 Years Ago – The Week that Changed the World

41 Years Ago – The Week that Changed the World

In the new Richard Nixon Centennial exhibit Patriot. President. Peacemaker at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, two bronze statues of …read more

2.5.1969 — Realpolitik at its Finest

2.5.1969 — Realpolitik at its Finest

One of the most widely cited documents by the United Nations is the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, to which nearly every …read more

Featured Video: Nixon Vets Talk RN’s Cold War Strategy

Featured Video: Nixon Vets Talk RN’s Cold War Strategy

On May 27, 2011, former Nixon National Security Council officials gathered at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. The …read more

A Philippine Memory Of The China Trip

A Philippine Memory Of The China Trip

Over at the website of the Philippine Star, columnist Carmen N. Pedrosa reminds her countrymen that China is the pre-eminent economic …read more

8.23.1972 – The 1972 Florida Convention

8.23.1972 – The 1972 Florida Convention

On this day in 1972, RN triumphantly accepted the presidential nomination coming off a year of successes. The GOP Convention …read more

Unintended Consequences; the Real Problem with Leaks

Unintended Consequences; the Real Problem with Leaks

A Presidential Kill List, the use of cyber-attacks to stall foreign nuclear development, and attacking enemies by using the most …read more