• "Nixon In China" On Bowie's iPod

    Posted on by Robert Nedelkoff

    Over in the UK, the Guardian has a short article by David Bowie in which the onetime Ziggy Stardust and Thin White Duke describes some of the contents of his iPod. His selections, as is usually the case with him, are eclectic, ranging from current rock bands to African pop to the avant-garde disco of […]

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  • A Time For Tempered Temper?

    Posted on by David R. Stokes

    In case you haven’t heard, this just in—Americans are angry. In fact, many are mad as hell, and they apparently aren’t going to take “it” anymore. Whatever “it” is, it is certainly not good news for current elected officials, no matter what the party affiliation (though, admittedly, it is slightly worse news for Democrats). There […]

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  • Remembering Rose Woods

    Posted on by Frank Gannon

    Rose Mary Woods died five years ago today, on 22 January 2005. “Those who didn’t know her might think her life was all about a gap on a tape.  How wrong they would be.”  Rose Mary Woods at her desk in her office in the West Wing in 1974.  She was born in Sebring, Ohio, […]

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  • 1.22.70

    Posted on by Frank Gannon

    Forty years ago today —on 22 January 1970— RN delivered his first State of the Union Message to a Joint Session of Congress.  The year before, the outgoing, diminished LBJ had delivered an elegiac, wistful SOTU describing what might have been and how he hoped he would be remembered. RN had used 1969 to organize […]

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  • President Nixon, Doctor Letton And The War On Cancer

    Posted on by Richard Nixon Foundation

    The former President of the American Cancer Society, Dr. Alva Hamblin Letton died last week at the age of 93. He was present and gave remarks at President Nixon’s signing of the National Cancer Act on December 23, 1971. Dr. James Cavanaugh spoke about RN’s early efforts at health care reform at the Nixon Library […]

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