Peaceful Competition: Vice President Nixon’s Mission to Moscow

Peaceful Competition: Vice President Nixon’s Mission to Moscow

Vice President Nixon holds a Russian child while visiting the Soviet Union in 1959. In a historiographical essay published in A …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

In Khrushchev’s Kitchen

In Khrushchev’s Kitchen

As apart of the opening tour of the Richard Nixon Centennial exhibit, Patriot. President. Peacemaker Friday, youngsters from the local …read more

The Kitchen Debate

The Kitchen Debate

September 23, 1959: Vice President Nixon squares off with Soviet Premier Nikita Krushchev.