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

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

Duck, Mrs. Clin— Uh, Mrs. Nixon

Duck, Mrs. Clin— Uh, Mrs. Nixon

Col. Gene Boyer, middle, escorting Pat Nixon in Vietnam, 1969 Gosh, it would be fun to be an eyewitness sitting in …read more

John McCain — A “Realistic Idealist”

John McCain — A “Realistic Idealist”

Much has been made —and rightly so— over Senator Obama’s speech last week about race. One would hope that the …read more

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