Excerpt: A wilderness of mirrors

Excerpt: A wilderness of mirrors

An excerpt from James Bowman’s article “A wilderness of mirrors” in The New Criterion. The New York Times ran a curious piece …read more

Misunderstanding a Monkey Wrench

Misunderstanding a Monkey Wrench

Nixon biographer Farrell misinterprets a word and draws the wrong conclusion In his recent book Richard Nixon: The Life, journalist-biographer John …read more

Conrad Black: Bogus Vietnam Charges Against Nixon

Conrad Black: Bogus Vietnam Charges Against Nixon

From National Review Online   Conrad Black: Bogus Charges Against Nixon Like Japanese veterans of World War II stumbling, emaciated, out of the …read more

Nixon Expands Veterans Benefits

Nixon Expands Veterans Benefits

President Nixon signs two landmark bills to expand Veterans benefits on this day in 1972 On October 24, 1972 President Nixon …read more

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure …read more

Podcast: Bruce Herschensohn on the End of the Vietnam War

Podcast: Bruce Herschensohn on the End of the Vietnam War

Bruce Herschensohn is author of “American Amnesia: How U.S. Congress Forced the Surrenders of Vietnam and Cambodia.” Today marks the 43rd …read more

A Public Plan for Peace

A Public Plan for Peace

“Just as secret negotiations can sometimes break a public deadlock, public disclosure may help to break …read more

Nixon On Vietnam: A Pre-Presidential View

Nixon On Vietnam: A Pre-Presidential View

In the years before he was elected as President, Richard Nixon kept a relatively low profile politically. Employed by the …read more

Response to Bob Woodward’s Charges Against RN

Response to Bob Woodward’s Charges Against RN

Bob Woodward’s charge in his new book The Last of the President’s Men that President Nixon knew that the bombing …read more

Support from General Abrams

Support from General Abrams

At the onset of 1969, the Nixon administration had yet to form a definitive plan to bring peace to Vietnam, largely …read more