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

Ostpolitik and Détente

Ostpolitik and Détente

The Four Power Agreement fused the objectives of Ostpolitik and Détente, setting Germany on the path to reunification Nowhere was the …read more

Opening of the New Nixon Library

Opening of the New Nixon Library

A look at the New Nixon Library, which officially opened after a yearlong $15 million renovation.

A Conversation with Dr. Henry Kissinger

A Conversation with Dr. Henry Kissinger

A conversation with Dr. Henry Kissinger, Amb. Winston Lord and Fox News National Security Analyst KT McFarland. Introduction by Julia …read more

The Yom Kippur War: 40 Years of Survival

The Yom Kippur War: 40 Years of Survival

43 years ago, the deadliest Arab-Israeli military conflict commenced with a surprise attack, coordinated mainly by Egypt and Syria, on the …read more

All Roads Lead to Moscow

All Roads Lead to Moscow

A personally dictated memorandum from President Nixon to Henry Kissinger illustrates the complexities of negotiating with the Soviet Union As President …read more

Expanding Détente Into International Economics

Expanding Détente Into International Economics

“Détente” typically arouses thoughts of summits and treaties concerning the vast arsenals of nuclear weapons held by the Cold War …read more

Nixon Rides BART

Nixon Rides BART

On September 27, 1972, only a few days after the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system officially opened, President Nixon …read more

How ‘Checkers’ Changed the Game of Television

How ‘Checkers’ Changed the Game of Television

September 23 marks the anniversary of one of the most consequential and precedent-setting speeches in U.S. history: Richard Nixon’s much-famed …read more

The Task of Diplomacy

The Task of Diplomacy

At the beginning of September, the United States and Russia announced a groundbreaking ceasefire in Syria. Just weeks later, tensions …read more

The Rise and Fall of the Shah

The Rise and Fall of the Shah

“When we think of where Iran is, its place in history, going back 2,500 years, its place geographically, where …read more