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  • Nixon and Brezhnev
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    Nixon and Brezhnev

    This program focused on what motivated President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev during the period known as Détente. It was part of a conference convened by the University of…

  • Presidential Illness
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    Presidential Illness

    Panelists discussed the impact of presidential illness during the administrations of Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and Lyndon Johnson. This panel was part of the event “When Life…

  • emHenry Kissinger and the American Centuryem
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    Henry Kissinger and the American Century

    Jeremi Suri talked about his book, Henry Kissinger and the American Century. He recounted events in Henry Kissinger’s life that shaped his thinking on foreign policy as National Security Adviser…

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    Melvin Laird in War, Peace, and Politics

    The panel talked about the life and career of Melvin Laird. After his election in 1968, President-Elect Nixon asked Wisconsin Congressman Melvin Laird to find him a secretary of defense.…