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Saturday Aug 16 | Poor Mojo Newswire

New unedited Nixon papers confirm he was a traitor

The new release of extended versions of Nixon's papers now confirms this long-standing belief, usually dismissed as a "conspiracy theory" by Republican conservatives.

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Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Hobbies

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Column: Nixon still getting kicked 40 years post-resignation

On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who 'brought down' the 37th president.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, US News

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WBTV

NC ceremonies commemorate start of Vietnam War

It was 50 years ago on Sunday that President Lyndon Johnson signed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.

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Related Topix: Gulf, NC, Life, Veteran Affairs, Fayetteville, NC

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

A switch in time: How Nixon might have survived Watergate

Richard Nixon waved goodbye with a salute to his staff members outside the White House as he boarded a helicopter after resigning the presidency on Aug. 9, 1974.

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Related Topix: Harvard University

Navy Times

50 years on, fateful Vietnam resolution resonates

A dubious threat to U.S. interests. A swift vote in Congress for broad presidential war powers in response.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Navy, Clemson University, George Bush

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Nixon's Racial Legacy

Forty years ago today Richard Nixon addressed the nation to announce he was resigning the presidency, effective at noon the next day, August 9, 1974.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Cal Thomas: 'Nixon resigns': 40 years later

On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, US News, Texas

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Washington Examiner

Historians will be kicking Richard Nixon's legacy around for another 40 years

On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon 's resignation from the presidency, the Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, US News, Texas

City Journal

President Humpty Dumpty

Anyone who believes the talk about how Barack Obama is already a lame-duck president, detached and irrelevant, is deluding himself.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health

The Advocate

50 years on, fateful Vietnam resolution resonates

A dubious threat to U.S. interests. A swift vote in Congress for broad presidential war powers in response.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Navy, Clemson University, George Bush

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Salon

The right's horrifying edge: History shows surprising pattern about its demise

If you think GOP has moved so far right they can't possibly recover, historian Rick Perlstein has a lesson for you Rick Perlstein's three-part history of modern American politics has been one long cautionary tale about liberals writing off the right.

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Related Topix: Ronald Reagan, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Mon Aug 04, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: August 9, 1974: The end of a presidency

Tad Hershorn is an archivist at the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University in Newark.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, California, Opinion

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Post-gazette.com

'Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter': A historian asserts he...

What should a presidential biography be? The gold standard these days is Robert Caro's ongoing life of Lyndon Johnson, currently at four volumes, 3,500 pages, one Pulitzer and one National Book Award - and Johnson's barely in the White House.

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Related Topix: Coolidge, Books, US News, Tea Party, George Bush, W.

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

The Kennedy Half-Century

Based on Larry Sabato's new book, THE KENNEDY HALF-CENTURY chronicles the impact and influence of John F. Kennedy's life, administration and tragic death on the general public, the media and every subsequent U.S. president.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

BrothersJudd Blog

Our Republican Democrats:

In 1985 moderate Democrats including Bill Clinton and Al Gore founded the Democratic Leadership Council, which proposed innovative policies while forging ever closer ties to business.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, History in the News, John McCain, George McGovern

The Japan Times

Are future presidents doomed to mediocrity?

A nice catch to presidency scholar Matthew Dickinson for a very nice takedown of a Chris Cillizza column that claimed: "Being president is the most powerful job in the world.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, George Bush, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Obama signs Executive Order barring anti-LGBT discrimination

The two-part document amends previous orders by Richard Nixon on federal employment and by Lyndon Johnson on protections for employees of federal contactors.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, W., George Bush

KUAT-TV Tucson

Kennedy Half Century

Based on Larry Sabato's new book, THE KENNEDY HALF-CENTURY chronicles the impact and influence of John F. Kennedy's life, administration and tragic death on the general public, the media and every subsequent U.S. president.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

The Vindication of Barry Goldwater

July, 1964. Fifty years ago this month. The Republican Party nominates Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater for president.

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Related Topix: Hank Azaria, Arizona

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Gay and Transgendered: What Comes Next?

In 1965, Lyndon Johnson prohibited Federal discrimination in hiring based on race, religion, gender and nationality.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

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