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

RN, MLK, and the Civil Rights Act of 1957

RN, MLK, and the Civil Rights Act of 1957

  Today marks what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th birthday. Presidential historian Irv Gellman details King’s relationship with …read more

Summitry and President Nixon’s Legacy

Summitry and President Nixon’s Legacy

President Nixon practiced a patient, yet powerful, form of diplomacy which aided him in his endeavor to create a lasting …read more

The Dawn of the Space Shuttle

The Dawn of the Space Shuttle

  Endowed with the stunning success of the Apollo program, yet faced with the exorbitant costs of NASA, President Nixon considered …read more

Alaska Pipeline: Energy Needs and the Environment

Alaska Pipeline: Energy Needs and the Environment

With the authorization of the Alaskan Oil Pipeline, Nixon successfully balanced the Nation’s energy needs with its newfound environmental consciousness. Despite …read more

Video: Jay Solomon on “The Iran Wars”

Video: Jay Solomon on “The Iran Wars”

Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent at The Wall Street Journal Jay Solomon speaks at the Nixon Library. One of America’s top national …read more

Moscow 1972: Address to the Soviet People

Moscow 1972: Address to the Soviet People

President Nixon spoke directly to the Soviet and American people in a live television address from Moscow In all the bilateral …read more

Moscow 1972: Nixon Negotiates

Moscow 1972: Nixon Negotiates

When President Nixon arrived in Moscow on May 22, 1972, the prospective results of his trip were all but predictable. …read more

Moscow 1972: Eve of the Summit

Moscow 1972: Eve of the Summit

Nixon becomes first U.S. President to visit Moscow On a rainy day in May of 1972, President Nixon addressed a crowd …read more

President Nixon’s Vision of NATO

President Nixon’s Vision of NATO

Nixon’s first trip abroad as president was a tour of the major European cities. As he traveled through Brussels and …read more

Then and Now: U.S. Support of NATO

Then and Now: U.S. Support of NATO

Recently, the United State’s role in NATO has received renewed public interest. While some Americans wish to continue backing NATO, …read more