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Strengthening U.S.-Japanese Ties

Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato meets with President Nixon at the Western White House in San Clemente on January 6, 1972. In 1971, Washington and Tokyo maintained a strong economic and security relationship, but as with any alliance, the relationship was tested by...

Support from General Abrams

At the onset of 1969, the Nixon administration had yet to form a definitive plan to bring peace to Vietnam, largely as a result of the North Vietnamese's continued intransigence and a time period occupied by necessary fact gathering and policy option studies. This...

The Nixon Space Doctrine

President Nixon with Apollo 11 astronauts, left to right, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, through the window of the Mobile Quarantine Facility aboard the USS Hornet. (July 24, 1969) Richard Nixon assumed the office of the presidency at the height of...