Take a step back in time to explore Nixon’s rich history and its immense impact on American politics.

Tuesdays With Franklin

Tuesdays With Franklin

The sun had just risen over the Pearly Gates when RN threaded his way through the already crowded dining room. …read more

Choosing a Veep

Choosing a Veep

Many people are offering John McCain advice about a running mate. Various candidates would purportedly tip swing states into …read more

New York Times Endorses Nixon

New York Times Endorses Nixon

Those who have not seen the New York Times editorial page today may be interested in the paper’s editorial on …read more

Making History by Agreeing to Disagree

Making History by Agreeing to Disagree

My recent summary of last week’s news failed to recognize an important anniversary . It was thirty-six years ago last …read more

Buckley, Nixon, and Mao – 1972

Buckley, Nixon, and Mao – 1972

In February of 1972 three airplanes, two were charter flights, the third was Air Force One, made their way from …read more

Richard Milhous Obama

Richard Milhous Obama

Barack Obama sounds a bit like Richard Nixon. No, he’s not deliberately cribbing from our 37th president. It’s hard to picture …read more

On Words, Pins, and Patriotism

On Words, Pins, and Patriotism

Over the last couple of weeks, there seems to be a controversy in the presidential campaign over expressions of patriotism. …read more

Nixon and Me

Nixon and Me

I was born in 1964, which technically makes me a Baby Boomer. It also means my first-hand memories of the …read more

Reading the Nixon Bios

Reading the Nixon Bios

When John Taylor extended me the invitation to contribute occasional pieces to The New Nixon, I accepted immediately and knew …read more

Exploiting a Heart Attack

Exploiting a Heart Attack

Last week, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman quoted Adlai Stevenson as warning of “Nixonland” – “a land of slander …read more