Meeting the Needs of the ‘Seventies

Meeting the Needs of the ‘Seventies

The U.S. role in international development assistance reflects the vision we have of ourselves as a society and our hope for a peaceful world. —President Nixon, Special Message to Congress On September 15, 1970, President Nixon delivered a special message to the...
A Jazz Legend in the Soviet Union

A Jazz Legend in the Soviet Union

Amidst the preparations for President Nixon’s upcoming visit to Moscow, another American cultural icon toured the Soviet Union in the fall of 1971. Traveling to five different Soviet cities in a month’s time, Jazz legend Duke Ellington put on twenty-two performances...
President Nixon and Non-Proliferation

President Nixon and Non-Proliferation

With the number of nuclear weapon states steadily rising, and tensions between the Cold War superpowers continuing to intensify, world leaders on both sides of the Iron Curtain recognized that “the proliferation of nuclear weapons would seriously enhance the danger of...
The Dawn of American Counterterrorism Policy

The Dawn of American Counterterrorism Policy

In Photo (from left to right): National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State William Rogers, President Nixon, and Ambassador to the UN George H.W. Bush. The world is reaching out for peace. The way may be hard and treacherous, but men of reason and...
Surfer In Chief

Surfer In Chief

In the debut of Twenty, a magazine for those curious about the sport of surfing, contributor Alex Roth writes of President Nixon’s integral role in turning a small coastal section of Camp Pendleton into one of the top surf spots on the planet. Read the full...