• RN Outlines Policy for 1968

    Posted on by Alex Marshburn

    Portrait of Richard M. Nixon, c. 1967. In August, 1967, Vice President Nixon created an outline of the policies that he intended to carry into office in 1969. In the report he spoke only briefly of domestic issues, mentioning the importance of upholding the law, maintaining the moral and ideological foundations of America, and how […]

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  • Support for The Nominations of Lewis Powell and William Rehnquist

    Posted on by Evan Vassar

    President Nixon presents Lewis Powell (shown on the left of RN) and William Rehnquist (on right of RN) framed gifts recognizing their confirmation as Supreme Court Justices. (December 22, 1971) In October of 1971, President Nixon would be tasked with nominating two more associate judges to the Supreme Court, due to justices John Harlan and […]

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  • Treaty on Archaeological, Historical, and Cultural Properties

    Posted on by Alex Marshburn

    In an effort to curb the amount of culturally and historically significant artifacts being illegally trafficked between the United States and Mexico, officials from each country met in 1967 and agreed to develop methods to prevent the unauthorized transfer of archaeologically significant artifacts. The result of their efforts was a treaty that was signed in […]

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  • 45 Years Later: Nixon and the Gates Commission

    Posted on by Viraktep Ath

    President Nixon meeting with future Nobel Laureate Dr. Milton Friedman, distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, and the leading voice of the President’s Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force.  On February 21st, 1970, the Gates Commission presented to President Richard Nixon “The Report of The President’s Commission on An All-Volunteer Armed Force”, […]

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  • TIME Inc. v. Hill

    Posted on by Richard Nixon Foundation

    By Alex Marshburn In September, 1952 the Hill family of Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania was held hostage by three escaped convicts for nineteen hours. The Hills were released without incident, and two of the convicts were later killed by police officers attempting to capture them. In the spring of 1953, author Joseph Hayes published The Desperate Hours, […]

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