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

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

Can’t We All Just NOT Get Along?

Can’t We All Just NOT Get Along?

Geraldine Ferraro’s impolitic commentary regarding Barack Obama has been widely covered and discussed. But in the rush to examine the …read more

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