Who was Deep Throat?

Posted In: News on June 16, 2015

The parlor game established by All the President’ Men went on for three decades, until Mark Felt’s daughter stepped forward in 2005.  By that time, Felt himself was too far […]

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Why didn’t Nixon destroy the tapes?

Posted In: News on June 16, 2015

Nixon was sick with pneumonia at Bethesda Naval Hospital when Butterfield disclosed the existence of the taping system.  He had about three days before the first set was formally demanded […]

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Why did Nixon resign?

Posted In: News on June 16, 2015

The immediate cause of his resignation was the release of the smoking gun tape, which was coupled by the total loss of political support, as well as his legal team […]

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Could Watergate happen again?

Posted In: News on June 16, 2015

Most certainly – and I mean both the initial scandal and the resulting over-reaction of the reformers.  All of the so-called Watergate reforms have been ineffective – and the abuse […]

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Détente with the Soviet Union

Posted In: News on February 23, 2015

President Nixon’s leadership in bringing about a reduction in tensions with the Soviet Union (February 23, 2015, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: Détente and Arms Control with the USSR Links: […]

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Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords

Posted In: News on December 5, 2014

President Nixon’s leadership in bringing about an end to the Vietnam War (December 5, 2014, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords Links: National Archives: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q4YA-tQZo4 […]

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The Opening to China

Posted In: News on November 12, 2014

President Nixon’s leadership in bring about the opening to China (November 12, 2014, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: The Opening to China Links: National Archives: http://youtu.be/F2zIwkGTNS8 Nixon Foundation: http://youtu.be/A9D2p2v3UiE C-Span: […]

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