Alaska Finds Its Missing Moon Rocks

US News & World Report is reporting that the Alaska Transportation Museum has reclaimed a display of moon rocks that went missing after an arson fire in 1973. These moon rocks served as a central part of the international celebration when the Apollo XI astronauts...

All the Presidents’ Houses

“Houses of the Presidents: Childhood Homes, Family Dwellings, Private Escapes, and Grand Estates,” written by Hugh Howard, offers glimpses into American presidents’ second-most famous houses, from Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Springwood in Hyde Park to Thomas...

Beware of Sacred Cows

Addressing the White House staff the day after his re-election, President Nixon made clear that in his approach to government reform,                 “There are no sacred cows.” Subsequently, President Nixon directly challenged institutionalized Democratic opposition,...

Revisiting the Road to Peace

With tensions flaring between Israel and Hamas—the Palestinian based terror organization—it is a perfect opportunity for the United States to look back, and learn from the strategic diplomacy President Nixon pursued to re-stabilize the Middle East after the 1973 Yom...

Nixon Notes on Thanksgiving

For all you history buffs out there, take note of this fun Nixon Thanksgiving trivia: In 1969, Mrs. Nixon became the first – and, thusfar, only – First Lady to issue a Thanksgiving Day proclamation. Though all Presidents since Washington had been issuing proclamations...