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

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

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