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In 1972 when Mao Zedong hosted President Richard Nixon in Beijing, Communist China suffered severe international isolation in much the way North Korea does today. Like Mao, Kim espouses a harsh collectivism that imposes misery, famine and death on his people. All of that said, Trump's ... Korea
University of Central Florida graduates, get your cameras ready: The Reflecting Pond, drained in October for repairs, is to be running again in time for spring graduations, which start May 3. Late last year, the school said the pond, a favorite backdrop for UCF graduates posing for portraits in their caps ...

Sunday, April 22, marks the 24th death anniversary of one of the most controversial presidents in American history — Richard Nixon. Elected as the 37th president in 1969, Nixon's achievements as the leader of the free world — like ending the United States's involvement in the Vietnam War, fortifying ties ...
This worked with Nixon. The Richard Nixon campaign eventually paid $750,000 to the Democratic National Committee to settle a lawsuit the DNC brought against them for breaking into the Watergate. Today, the DNC is casting an even more ambitious net in an attempt to hold somebody accountable for ...
Following Richard Nixon's defeat in the 1962 California gubernatorial election, the former U.S. vice president appeared before nearly 100 reporters at the Beverly Hills Hotel. “You don't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference,” said Nixon, effectively ...
Richard Nixon compiled lists of them. In the early 1970s, when he needed a scapegoat to draw attention away from a nasty war in Southeast Asia and massive dissent at home, Nixon made a calculation. The enemy that could do him the most good in the culture clash was Timothy Leary. Going after Leary ...

Richard Nixon's campaign and subsequent election opened a Pandora's Box of racially motivated resentment against economic justice, civil rights, and deep democracy that still reverberates to this day. Johnson did not produce the Watergate scandal, but his exit from the national stage helped unearth ...
The signs of the struggle the 37th president of the United States wages from beyond the grave are all around his museum and library in this Southern California town where he was born. They can be found in his recorded musing about lying down to bleed awhile and then getting up to fight again. They can ...
When Richard Nixon's infamous tape recordings of his conversations in the White House became public in the first decade of the twenty-first century, Graham notably appeared in two conversations with the former president. A notorious passage from their discussion in the Oval Office on February 1, 1972, ...
Merritt says the last of his three one-on-one meetings with Richard Nixon occurred in July 1972, just after news of the Watergate burglary broke. He found Nixon in tears, fearing for the survival of his presidency. But that wasn't the reason Nixon had asked him there. He wanted to talk about aliens. This is ...
(Office of the President). There are many talking points in the 24-hour news cycle, and among the most shopworn are the endless comparisons of every presidential scandal to Watergate and every president involved in scandal to Richard Nixon. In the decades since Watergate and the disgraced president, ...
John Dean got a front-row seat to the paranoid treachery of President Richard Nixon. As the White House counsel, he watched the president lie constantly, engage in relentless subterfuge, and conduct his continual search for someone new to throw under the bus as the walls closed in around him. But most ...
The email contained only a photo, showing Cox raising his hands with the double-V for victory pose that became the trademark salute of Richard Nixon. Cox and other Republicans on Monday celebrated the fact that Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have to spend significant time and money in a primary election, ...
Cox, son-in-law of the late president Richard Nixon, sent reporters an email with the subject line, "Chairman Cox on Nixon's announcement." The email contained only a photo, showing Cox raising his hands with the double-V for victory pose that became the trademark salute of Richard Nixon. Cox and ...
Few figures in American political history have been as divisive as Richard Nixon – still able to stir passions 50 years after his astonishing comeback clinched the White House amid the chaos of 1968. Great Lives speaker John A. Farrell, in his acclaimed book Richard Nixon: The Life, succeeds at ...
"What is best and weakest in America," wrote the scholar Garry Wills, "goes out in reciprocating strength and deficiencies in Richard Nixon." He was raised in the California outback, the son of a thick and brutal grocer and a severe, often-absent mother. He would lie in bed listening to the train whistles, ...
When South Korea announced that North Korean athletes would participate in the Winter Olympics alongside its own team, commentators warned that it would take more than sporting camaraderie to reduce tensions on the peninsula. Students of history – and, in particular, of the Richard Nixon ...

Why would an American president visit the erratic leader of a murderous Asian communist regime that had a long record of aggression toward its neighbors and threatened us with nuclear-tipped missiles? Richard Nixon did it to reduce the direct threat of war and gain indirect strategic advantages. Donald ...
One-and-a-half months into Political Science 219, Dr. Freed's Section B class is still wondering whether or not his apparent love for Richard Nixon is ironic. Junior Doug Collins said that while Freed has hung up posters of many former U.S. presidents on the walls, Nixon's is “definitely” the biggest one.
As Robert Mueller's investigation into meddling in the 2016 elections heats up, the inevitable comparisons of President Donald Trump and Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal have surfaced in the media. “Trump Repeats Nixon's Fateful Panic” the New York Times reported in January. “Trump on ...
Impersonators of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un pose during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images). It's like Richard Nixon going to China, but if Nixon were a moron. By now, you've heard that Donald Trump is meeting with Kim Jong Un by ...
John A. Farrell, the author of “Richard Nixon: The Life,” has been named the winner of the New-York Historical Society's Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize, awarded annually to the best work in the field of American history or biography. The book, published by Random House, drew headlines for Mr.
Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon, according to the Billy Graham Library, even offered Graham positions in government, "which he quickly and politely refused." Speaking at a ceremony as Graham was laid in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday, Trump recalled seeing Graham preach ...
European Union trade ministers agreed earlier this week to retaliate if the U.S. imposes steel tariffs, further degrading a U.S.-EU relationship already badly damaged by Trump's hostility to NATO and deference to Russia. Donald Trump is often compared to Richard Nixon in his disdain for law and ethics.
The duo, formerly of The Washington Post, are best known for their reporting on the Watergate cover-up, an effort by former President Richard Nixon to interfere with the Democratic Party during his re-election bid in the early 1970s. "Nixon reacted, he was presiding over a criminal cover-up. That's what most ...
Investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe presents an in-depth discussion about a reported "time capsule" letter handwritten by President Richard Nixon disclosing a "message to the American people about UFOs and ETs." Robert Merritt, who worked with Nixon, is coping with an incurable cancer and ...
As fleeting references there and elsewhere hinted, there was a nasty and anti-Semitic 1972 Oval Office dialogue between Graham and President Richard Nixon. Among the more than 3,000 hours of secret recordings, it easily makes any Top 100 List (the competition is fierce). I recall it well since It was my ...
Although he was far from perfect — he did, for example, suggest in the early '90s that AIDS was a punishment from God (he later apologized), and anti-Semitic remarks he made in the company of Richard Nixon left an indelible blot on his reputation — he was, for the majority of his career, a religious figure ...
Billy Graham, Nixon and anti-Semitism: The Bombshell Tapes That Tarnished the Faith Leader's Reputation. Graham's closest presidential relationship was with Richard Nixon, who offered him any government job he wanted - including ambassador to Israel. Haaretz. Feb 28, 2018 6:02 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe ...
However a revelation in 1994 of a conversation he had with then-President Richard Nixon turned out to be a source of embarrassment for Graham – not at the time it was disclosed by Nixon Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman, but years later when a tape of the conversation was released by the National Archives.
At the time, Richard Nixon was the Republican presidential nominee, with a good chance of taking the White House away from a Democratic Party deeply divided over the war in Vietnam. His relationship with Graham stretched back decades; Nixon's militant Cold War anticommunism had been a perfect ...
“Few came so far, so fast, and so alone,” writes John Farrell in his biography of President Richard Nixon. Nixon was an idealistic dreamer when he returned from World War II, and he quickly scaled the political ladder. After winning the presidency in 1969, he and his staff pursued progressive reforms and ...
That's because Amtrak wouldn't exist. Amtrak was designed to fail quietly. Richard Nixon and his advisors had such little faith in American passenger rail that one of their biggest concerns was just making sure they didn't catch the blame when it choo-choo-ed into the sunset. Amtrak is obviously still around.
One-and-a-half months into Political Science 219, Dr. Freed's Section B class is still wondering whether or not his apparent love for Richard Nixon is ironic. Junior Doug Collins said that while Freed has hung up posters of many former U.S. presidents on the walls, Nixon's is “definitely” the biggest one.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City historical society has named the biographer of former President Richard Nixon as the winner of its annual book prize. The book, “Richard Nixon: The Life,” drew headlines after author John Farrell discovered notes confirming that Nixon attempted to meddle with former ...
From left, President Donald Trump, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Carson Abt, and Ariana Klein, listen as Carson's father Frederick Abt, speaks during a listening session with high school students, teachers, and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, ...
Historian Laura Kalman explained how former President Lyndon Johnson helped create a historically liberal Supreme Court and how former President Richard Nixon's efforts to dismantle it helped create that politicized nomination process we see today. Kalman is a distinguished professor of history at the ...
But that year, the Republicans nominated Richard Nixon for president, a man with whom Graham had struck up a friendship as far back as the 1940s. They met when Nixon was making his name as a young California congressman doggedly pursuing communists in the U.S. government. Graham at the time ...
President Richard Nixon had just appeared on the nation's television screens to announce that he was sending American troops into Cambodia to go after "Communist-occupied" territory being used to attack Americans in the seemingly endless Vietnam War. Within 15 minutes of Nixon's going off the air, ...
Billy Graham, Nixon and anti-Semitism: The Bombshell Tapes That Tarnished the Faith Leader's Reputation. Graham's closest presidential relationship was with Richard Nixon, who offered him any government job he wanted - including ambassador to Israel. Haaretz. and. Reuters. Feb 22, 2018 1:19 PM.
At the time, Richard Nixon was the Republican presidential nominee, with a good chance of taking the White House away from a Democratic Party deeply divided over the war in Vietnam. His relationship with Graham stretched back decades; Nixon's militant Cold War anticommunism had been a perfect ...
A month and a half before the White House Plumbers unit was established, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director J. Edgar Hoover contributed the paranoia that would lead to the Watergate affair when he passed political intelligence to a senior member of the Richard Nixon White House and Nixon ...
On March 21, 1973 — exactly two months after he was inaugurated for a second term as president, Richard M. Nixon met, in the Oval Office, with his aides H.R. Haldeman and John Dean III to discuss how to buy the co-operation and silence of Watergate burglar Howard Hunt. Haldeman reported that Hunt ...
“Few came so far, so fast, and so alone,” writes John Farrell in his biography of President Richard Nixon. Nixon was an idealistic dreamer when he returned from World War II, and he quickly scaled the political ladder. After winning the presidency in 1969, he and his staff pursued progressive reforms and ...
Fulton said, "In the modern age, (Richard) Nixon's actions created an apathy in our national politics we still deal with today. Other presidents have committed actions or supported legislation we may not find acceptable and would be considered destructive by the public today. For example: Washington and ...
Following that victory, several Indiana Republican state leaders decided to back the return of Richard Nixon to national politics. After losing to John F. Kennedy in 1960, Nixon was defeated in 1962 as a candidate for Governor of California. Many then thought him finished with politics. Nixon mounted a ...
He constantly complains about the investigation in private and reportedly asked his White House counsel to have Mueller fired. No wonder many people are making comparisons to the Saturday Night Massacre of 1973, when President Richard Nixon fired special prosecutor Archibald Cox, and Attorney ...
The political result of this turmoil is exactly what LBJ feared the most: the election of Republican Richard Nixon, who, though moderate by modern standards, sets into motion the conservative revolution that would greatly weaken the will to grow domestic policy and place Great Society programs under ...
Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, whose reports in the Washington Post almost 50 years ago helped set in motion the events that led to Nixon's resignation, said Mr Trump's reported threat to oust Mr Mueller echoed the so-called Saturday Night Massacre of 1973, in which Archibald Cox was fired.
Re: "#MeToo is not radical enough — Movement must articulate a genuine philosophy about the greater good, Joshua J. Whitfield says," Feb. 3 Viewpoints. Isn't it rich that a Catholic priest representing an institution that has paid out millions (perhaps billions?) for protecting pedophile priests gets on his ...


 

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