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

Nixon Expands Veterans Benefits

Nixon Expands Veterans Benefits

President Nixon signs two landmark bills to expand Veterans benefits on this day in 1972 On October 24, 1972 President Nixon …read more

The Space Race and Peaceful Competition

The Space Race and Peaceful Competition

The Space Race demonstrated that the United States and Soviet Union could partake in peaceful competition and cooperation From Sputnik to the …read more

In the Arena with Newt Gingrich

In the Arena with Newt Gingrich

October 19, 2016: Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich returned to the Nixon Library for a special East Room …read more

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