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    Panel Discussion on Richard Nixon

    Evan Thomas, author of Being Nixon: A Man Divided, and Tim Weiner, author of One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon, talked about their books on the 37th president. The panel was…

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    National Security Council During the Nixon Administration

    William Inboden talked about the impact of President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger on the National Security Council. This lecture was part of Oregon State University’s…

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    The Greatest Comeback

    Pat Buchanan talked about his book, The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority, in which he looks at the years between 1962-1968, when Richard…

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    1968 Presidential Campaign

    This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert…

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    Donald Trump and Richard Nixon Campaign Comparisons

    Professor Kevin Mattson compares Richard Nixon’s 1968 presidential campaign and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential bid, including messaging, advertising, and key campaign issues. Mr. Trump had…

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    Richard Nixon 1968 Acceptance Speech

    Former Vice President Richard Nixon accepted his party’s nomination to be the 1968 Republican candidate for president of the United States. In his remarks he called for new leadership, an end to domestic…

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    Vietnam War Commanders in Chief

    Former presidential aides discussed the roles of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War era. They were joined by historian to explore the foreign policy of each president as well as the…

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    Reflections on Richard Nixon

    Alexander Butterfield and Bob Woodward offered their reflections on President Nixon and his policies. Topics included President Nixon’s personality, Watergate, foreign policy decisions in…

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    Watergate and the White House Tapes

    John Dean taught a class about Watergate and the discovery of the Nixon White House taping system. In June 1973, during testimony before the Senate Watergate Committee, Mr. Dean implicated…

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    President Nixon Farewell to Staff

    President Richard Nixon and his family addressed administration officials and White House staff on August 9, 1974, the day of the president’s resignation. The address included a tribute to the…

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    President Nixon's Resignation Address

    President Nixon addressed the nation saying that he would resign effective at noon on August 9, 1974. The speech was delivered on television from the Oval Office on August 8, 1974. This…

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    Interview on The Professor and the President

    Stephen Hess talked about his book, The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book…

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    Interview on Nixon's Gamble

    Ray Locker talked about his book, Nixon’s Gamble: How a President’s Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book…

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    Richard Nixon Campaign Film

    A Time to Begin is a 1968 film created for Republican Richard Nixon’s campaign, showing the former Vice President visiting New Hampshire and Wisconsin and speaking with voters. Richard…

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    Interview on Fatal Politics

    Ken Hughes talked about his book, Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book…

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    U.S.-Iranian Relations in the Cold War

    Roham Alvandi talked about his book Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War, in which he looks at President Nixon’s relationship with the Shah of Iran and…

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    George Elsey Oral History Interview, Part 1

    George Elsey talked about highlights of his public service career, which began with his World War II assignment to the White House Map Room President Roosevelt’s intelligence and communications center. Mr. Elsey…

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    Q&A with Evan Thomas

    Evan Thomas talked about his book, Being Nixon: A Man Divided, about the life and career of Richard Nixon. In his book, Mr. Thomas explores President Nixon’s early years and family life,…

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    The Last of the President's Men

    Bob Woodward talked about his book The Last of the President’s Men, in which he profiles Nixon aide Alexander Butterfield, who was the first to divulge the existence of Nixon’s…

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    One Man Against the World

    Tim Weiner talked about his book, One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon, in which he utilizes unclassified tapes and documents released over the past three years to report…

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