Richard Nixon

Elizabeth Drew is back in the news. A look back at the 40th-anniversary edition of her 1974 book, “Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall.” This...
George Roper, my good friend from high school, is dead now. When alive, he was often as right-wing as they come—complete with a passionate anti-Obama blog. And yet George and I avoided hand-to-...
Richard Nixon’s enemies list was a black-tie affair. What a party! The twenty original names included such luminaries as film star Paul Newman, Congress member Ron Dellums, and journalist...
According to some dictionaries, watergate is defined as the gate of a town or castle opening on to a lake, river, or sea. We define it as an incident that occured during the 1972 US presidential...
“Forty years after the greatest scandal of the American presidency, Elizabeth Drew’s account in Washington Journal remains fresh and riveting, instructive and evocative.  Her...
To mark the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation, Hollywood on the Potomac looks back at it’s most interesting interviews with the principals starting with Jill Wine, prosecutor....
Woodward and Bernstein – the journalistic team who uncovered the Watergate scandal in the seventies – celebrated yet another anniversary. Just when you thought there was nothing more to...
Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States from 1969 to 1974. He was the only president to resign the office. He graced the cover of TIME magazine 56 times. He would have been...