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

How Would Nixon Handle Russia in the 21st Century?

How Would Nixon Handle Russia in the 21st Century?

Although the Cold War is almost three decades behind us, relations between the United States and Russia are icy. Initial …read more

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

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

President Nixon’s May 8th Decision: A Lesson in Leadership

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure …read more

46 Years Ago – RN Announces Cambodia Incursion

46 Years Ago – RN Announces Cambodia Incursion

On the evening of April 30, 1970, President Nixon announced that the United States was going to attack North Vietnamese …read more

Podcast: Bruce Herschensohn on the End of the Vietnam War

Podcast: Bruce Herschensohn on the End of the Vietnam War

Bruce Herschensohn is author of “American Amnesia: How U.S. Congress Forced the Surrenders of Vietnam and Cambodia.” Today marks the 43rd …read more

A Public Plan for Peace

A Public Plan for Peace

“Just as secret negotiations can sometimes break a public deadlock, public disclosure may help to break …read more

Nixon On Vietnam: A Pre-Presidential View

Nixon On Vietnam: A Pre-Presidential View

In the years before he was elected as President, Richard Nixon kept a relatively low profile politically. Employed by the …read more

Vietnam POW 40th Reunion News Coverage

Vietnam POW 40th Reunion News Coverage

On May 24, 1973, President and First Lady Nixon hosted American Prisoners of War held captive in Vietnam for the …read more

The Canard That Will Not Die

The Canard That Will Not Die

RN’s “secret plan” to end the Vietnam war is the Dracula of canards. No matter how many wooden stakes …read more