Misunderstanding a Monkey Wrench

Misunderstanding a Monkey Wrench

Nixon biographer Farrell misinterprets a word and draws the wrong conclusion In his recent book Richard Nixon: The Life, journalist-biographer John …read more

Nixon and School Desegregation: Perspective from George Shultz

Nixon and School Desegregation: Perspective from George Shultz

On January 9, 2003, the Richard Nixon Foundation awarded George Shultz with the Victory of Freedom Award, an award that …read more

Nixon’s Revolutionary Vision for American Governance

Nixon’s Revolutionary Vision for American Governance

Introduction President Nixon, though possessing the instincts and speaking the increasingly conservative language of the mainstream Republican Party all his life …read more

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

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

Podcast: James Rosen on William F. Buckley and Richard Nixon

Podcast: James Rosen on William F. Buckley and Richard Nixon

James Rosen is Author of “A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the 20th Century.” A writer, intellect and polymath, William …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