Presidents Nixon and Truman: Reconciliation at the Truman Library

Presidents Nixon and Truman: Reconciliation at the Truman Library

Richard Nixon playing the “Missouri Waltz” at the dedication of the Harry Truman Presidential Library and Museum, March 21, 1969. …read more

Lincoln Republicans

Lincoln Republicans

The polarizing rhetoric in presidential candidate Barry Goldwater’s 1964 acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention left the Republican Party …read more

8.18.1971-The Historic Lincoln Home

8.18.1971-The Historic Lincoln Home

President Nixon gives remarks to representatives of Springfield, Illinois before signing a bill establishing the Lincoln Home National Historic Site. President …read more

Farewell, Candlestick

Farewell, Candlestick

Vice President Nixon and Mayor of San Francisco, George Christopher, observe construction of Candlestick Park on June 12 of 1959. Candlestick …read more

A Grand Salute to the Apollo 11 Astronauts

A Grand Salute to the Apollo 11 Astronauts

Apollo 11 State Dinner from Richard Nixon Foundation on Vimeo. President Nixon and the astronauts of Apollo 11. From left to …read more

Nixon and the Agricultural Frontier

Nixon and the Agricultural Frontier

President Nixon and his Secretary of Agriculture, Earl Lauer Butz. In one of many of Richard Nixon’s campaign addresses on the …read more

Cdr. Alvarez shot down 50 years ago today

Cdr. Alvarez shot down 50 years ago today

On this day in 1964, Ensign Everett Alvarez was shot down amid Operation Pierce Arrow, President Johnson’s response to the …read more

7.28.1973 – Skylab 3 Mission Commences

7.28.1973 – Skylab 3 Mission Commences

It appeared that manned space flight  was in its golden age during  the Nixon presidency, as all but three manned …read more

Another Lunar Anniversary

Another Lunar Anniversary

July 20th was the forty-fifth anniversary of the very first moon landing, but this milestone was only a small part …read more

One Month, Two Journeys, and What People Said About Them

One Month, Two Journeys, and What People Said About Them

This month marks the anniversaries of two of the greatest events of President Nixon’s first administration. 43 years before this …read more