55 Years Ago — “The Last Press Conference”

55 Years Ago — “The Last Press Conference”

6 November 1962: Vice President Nixon gives his concession following his loss to Edmund “Pat” Brown in the 1962 California …read more

Asia After Viet Nam – Fifty Years On

Asia After Viet Nam – Fifty Years On

  By Conrad Black   It is difficult now to resurrect how revolutionary and improbable it seemed fifty years ago to envision a …read more

After Viet Nam: Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger and the Search for a Strategy to End the Vietnam War

After Viet Nam: Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger and the Search for a Strategy to End the Vietnam War

  By Niall Ferguson   On December 10, 1967, Clare Boothe Luce decided to bring together Henry Kissinger and Richard Nixon at a …read more

Parallel Lives: Richard Nixon and George Allen in Washington

Parallel Lives: Richard Nixon and George Allen in Washington

November 23, 1971. President Nixon with Redskins Coach George Allen, Redskins football players and the coaching staff. (Richard Nixon Presidential …read more

Video: Sven Kraemer Discusses the History of the Cold War

Video: Sven Kraemer Discusses the History of the Cold War

Author of “Inside the Cold War from Marx to Reagan,” an unprecedented new guide to the roots, history, strategies and …read more

September 1972: Nixon Weighs Options Following Munich Terror Attack

September 1972: Nixon Weighs Options Following Munich Terror Attack

President Nixon with Israeli Ambassador Yitzhak Rabin, June 1974. Nixon Presidential Library. By Jason Schwartz A hotbed of Cold War tension, the …read more

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