• Robert Mosbacher 1927 – 2010

    Posted on by Richard Nixon Foundation

    Robert Mosbacher  spearheaded the North American Free Trade Agreement as President George H.W.  Bush’s first Commerce Secretary. Former Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher died on Sunday. He was 83. After growing up and attending college in the Northeast, he joined his father in the energy business in Texas, later diversifying his family’s fortune in ranching, […]

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  • Nixon in the Navy

    Posted on by Jack Pitney

    A post at the left-wing Common Dreams rails against President Obama for not being liberal enough.  It says of the Democratic Party:  “It’s the same party that could run a decorated combat hero against a war evader in 1972, only to be successfully labeled as national security wimps.”  RN a war evader?  As a birthright […]

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  • Watch The Domestic Council Live On C-SPAN 3

    Posted on by Richard Nixon Foundation

    Update 11/26/2010, 9:11 pm PST: A permanent video of the Domestic Policy forum is now available at C-SPAN.org. The first of a year-long series of Richard Nixon Legacy forums, The Domestic Policy Initiatives of the Nixon Years  is now on C-SPAN 3 and streaming live online at C-SPAN.org. It will air again at 4:35 pm […]

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  • State of the Union

    Posted on by Jack Pitney

    Today’s Washington Post digs into oral histories to find speechwriters’ reflections on the State of the Union.  From RN speechwriter Lee Huebner: I think it’s a schizophrenic speech. On the one hand, it’s an administrative tool, it’s a way of managing the government . . . of defining priorities, of getting input from every bureau […]

    Posted in The New Nixon

  • Another View of RN At The 1959 NFL Championship Game

    Posted on by Robert Nedelkoff

    Last month I posted about a Baltimore Sun article reminiscing about the 1959 NFL championship game, in which the Baltimore Colts, playing on their home turf at Memorial Stadium, bested the New York Giants 31-16, one year after the Colts’s spectacular defeat of the Giants in New York in overtime. The article noted the presence […]

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