55 Years Ago — “The Last Press Conference”

55 Years Ago — “The Last Press Conference”

6 November 1962: Vice President Nixon gives his concession following his loss to Edmund “Pat” Brown in the 1962 California …read more

Podcast: Jerald Podair on Walter O’Malley and the Politics of Dodgers Stadium

Podcast: Jerald Podair on Walter O’Malley and the Politics of Dodgers Stadium

Jerald Podair is author of “City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles.” On April 10, 1962 …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

10 Things You Need to Know About Nixon the Congressman

10 Things You Need to Know About Nixon the Congressman

1. Richard Nixon won his first congressional election in 1946, where he defeated incumbent New Deal Democrat Jerry Voorhis in …read more