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

“Nixon Field” Has A Certain Ring To It

“Nixon Field” Has A Certain Ring To It

The Washington Post reached new heights of populist aesthetic dudgeon over the architecture of the just-opened National Stadium. In …read more

Close to Home

Close to Home

The South Side Inn is at the corner of State and Main Streets in my hometown, New Albany, Indiana, directly …read more

35 Years of Experience: Years 1 + 2

35 Years of Experience: Years 1 + 2

Reverend Jeremiah Wright has at least temporarily retired the phrase “chickens coming home to roost” but that’s the phrase that …read more

Tuesdays With Franklin

Tuesdays With Franklin

The friends seemed uncharacteristically preoccupied as they idly chatted before ordering their usual Eggs Benedict. When the plates appeared …read more

Foreign Affairs Expert William G. Hyland Dies: Served Nixon and Ford

Foreign Affairs Expert William G. Hyland Dies: Served Nixon and Ford

William G. Hyland, former deputy national security advisor to President Ford and former editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, died of …read more

Reflections on Tibet

Reflections on Tibet

A portion of a taped interview I conducted aired on the CBS Early Show Thursday morning explaining my view of …read more

The Tears of August

The Tears of August

C-SPAN has just broadcast the first half of a two hour interview with former CBS newsman Roger Mudd. The …read more

Dith Pran RIP

Dith Pran RIP

Dith Pran, the translator who survived the killing fields of Cambodia, died earlier today of pancreatic cancer; he was 65. …read more

Anti-heroes and Anti-valets Upping the Ante

Anti-heroes and Anti-valets Upping the Ante

Robert Harris’s novel The Ghost had considerable success in Britain where it was seen as a very thinly veiled roman …read more

Another Pat Nixon War Zone Pilot Steps Forward

Another Pat Nixon War Zone Pilot Steps Forward

A recent commenter of John Taylor’s post on Pat Nixon’s visit to the Vietnam war zone also remembers this historic …read more