Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords

Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords

On January 23, 1973, President Nixon announced that Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North …read more

The Path to Ending the Draft

The Path to Ending the Draft

President Nixon signs the amendment to the Military Selective Service Act of 1967 on November 26, 1969. On November 26, 1969, …read more

Rescue Mission: Son Tay

Rescue Mission: Son Tay

President Nixon presents medals to members of a search and rescue mission to Son Tay, Vietnam, on November 25, 1970. In …read more

44 Years Ago — RN Speaks to the Great Silent Majority

44 Years Ago — RN Speaks to the Great Silent Majority

On November 3, 1969, RN moved the nation and emphasized his pledge to end the Vietnam War in a way …read more

President Nixon At The Lincoln Memorial

President Nixon At The Lincoln Memorial

During the past week there were countless articles, video clips, and broadcasts marking the fiftieth anniversary of the March On …read more

Understanding RN’s Roadmap Out of Vietnam

Understanding RN’s Roadmap Out of Vietnam

Forty years ago today, RN spoke to the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Louisiana, delivering a fiery and passionate defense …read more

The Nixon Doctrine, Now More than Ever

The Nixon Doctrine, Now More than Ever

Throughout history, U.S. global primacy has been in danger when it has overextended itself politically, economically, and militarily, exhausting the …read more

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

40 Years Ago, RN Creates the All Volunteer Force

President Nixon with conscripted troops in S. Vietnam, 1969. This month marks 40 years since the formal transition from mandatory, conscripted …read more

Curtis W. Tarr And The Draft “Lottery”

Curtis W. Tarr And The Draft “Lottery”

Late this week, word reached the news media of the death on June 21 of Curtis W. Tarr at his …read more

Coverage Of The Nixon Library’s Dinner For America’s Vietnam POWs

Coverage Of The Nixon Library’s Dinner For America’s Vietnam POWs

Through this weekend, C-SPAN will periodically be broadcasting President Nixon’s toast to the American POWs of the Vietnam War, at …read more