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

So Senator Clinton Was Telling the Truth. Who Knew?

So Senator Clinton Was Telling the Truth. Who Knew?

Boy is my face red. It turns out that recently discovered news footage from the former First Lady’s trip …read more

The Non-Return Return of John Hughes

The Non-Return Return of John Hughes

Yesterday’s LA Times featured an article by Patrick Goldstein pointing out that the current release starring Owen Wilson, is based …read more

Is Michael Gerson Right About Obama?

Is Michael Gerson Right About Obama?

The Times of London today has an interview with Michael Gerson, the former speechwriter for President Bush, now a Washington …read more

Forty Years On

Forty Years On

Tariq Ali is sixty-four years old. But instead of asking age appropriate questions like “Will you still need me?” and …read more

Tuesdays with Franklin

Tuesdays with Franklin

When FDR arrived, the sunlight was already reflecting off the perfectly polished silver coffee pot sitting in the center of …read more

The New Nixon’s Man in Taipei

The New Nixon’s Man in Taipei

This Saturday, I had the pleasure to observe the presidential elections in Taiwan. The country’s fourth direct presidential election, it …read more

Nixon and Race

Nixon and Race

Senator Obama’s Philadelphia speech has prompted a New York Times article on how politicians talk about race.  It includes an attack …read more

We Call This Friday Good

We Call This Friday Good

This is the time of year when Bach’s Passions (St. John 1724 and, particularly, St. Matthew 1727) are performed around …read more

The Last Doughboy

The Last Doughboy

For many in the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland, March 17 this year was just another St. Patrick’s Day. …read more

Saint Patrick’s Babe in the Morning

Saint Patrick’s Babe in the Morning

John Taylor has already noted Pat Nixon’s birthday yesterday (16 March), and its celebration at the Library. It came to …read more