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Is Nixon's Resurrection Relevant to Today's GOP?

One question I am asked while on tour for my new book , " The Greatest Comeback ," on the resurrection of Richard Nixon, is: Does Nixon's rise, from crushing defeats in 1960 and 1962 , and the debacle his party suffered in 1964, to capturing the White House and beginning a string of five victories in six presidential elections, have relevance for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 09, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

CROUCH: A comeback nation of confederates?

Earlier this month, all sorts celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, which is perhaps the culminating presidential achievement of Lyndon Johnson.

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Related Topix: US News, Ronald Reagan, Neshoba County, MS, Philadelphia, MS, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Media Matters for America

Pat Buchanan Whitewashing Racist Southern Strategy He Helped Devise

Conservative pundit Pat Buchanan has written a new book which attempts to whitewash the divisive racial tactics used during President Nixon's presidential campaigns, strategies that Buchanan himself helped devise.

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Related Topix: African-American, US News, New York, Liberal Political News

Columbia Journalism Review

Government lies

On August 5, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson went on national television and told the following story: Three days earlier, North Vietnamese PT boats attacked US warships patrolling in international waters.

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Related Topix: Journalism, George Bush, W.

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Cass R. Sunstein: The antithesis hypothesis

Consider this hypothesis about modern presidential elections: Whenever American voters elect a new president, they choose someone who is, along a critical dimension, the antithesis of the incumbent.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, W., Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election

Wed Jul 02, 2014

36 Chambers

Postwar Presidents, ranked

Inspired by the Quinnipiac Poll which found Barack Obama to be the worst president since World War II, I decided to make my own list ranking the Presidents of 'Murica since the war.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, W.

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Denver Post

Front-runner in 2016 race may be Obama's opposite

Consider this hypothesis about modern presidential elections: Whenever American voters elect a new president, they choose someone who is, along a critical dimension, the antithesis of the incumbent.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, W., Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election, Opinion

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

'Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter' makes religion central to Carter's 1980 defeat

On September 12, 1960, a young Democratic presidential nominee named John F. Kennedy made history.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Olympian

Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?

For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Vietnam, George Bush,

Time

7 Things to Know About Passage of the Civil Rights Act

Fifty years ago Thursday, the U.S. Senate brought the nation a step closer to equality by passing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, US Politics, Robert Byrd, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?

For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Vietnam, George Bush,

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