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

Reforming The Selective Service

Reforming The Selective Service

Today the Selective Service system is on stand-by. Every male in America between the ages of 18 and 25 must …read more

45 Years Later: Nixon and the Gates Commission

45 Years Later: Nixon and the Gates Commission

President Nixon meeting with future Nobel Laureate Dr. Milton Friedman, distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, and …read more

Planning for Contingencies in Vietnam

Planning for Contingencies in Vietnam

John Negroponte, pictured on the far right, prepares briefing material for Henry Kissinger en route to Paris for the peace …read more