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The Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago this July 20 stands as one of mankind's most stunning achievements. As America celebrates the mission's milestone... [Read More]
In an interview with the New York Times Book Review Podcast, the estimable, erudite, and venerably ferret-faced George Will said Donald Trump has done more... [Read More]
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Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1969 car crash on Chappaquiddick Island killed a woman — and ended any aspirations he had of challenging President Richard Nixon... [Read More]
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If the first men to step on the moon had died there, Richard Nixon would have read this haunting speech. [Read More]
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1969 car crash on Chappaquiddick Island killed a woman — and ended any aspirations he had of challenging President Richard Nixon... [Read More]
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Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1969 car crash on Chappaquiddick Island killed a woman — and ended any aspirations he had of challenging President Richard Nixon... [Read More]
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As the possibility of Donald Trump's impeachment keeps roiling American politics, allusions are made to the 1970s, when Richard Nixon became the first president to... [Read More]
When you think of President Kennedy, what comes to mind? His dream of sending astronauts to the moon? The Cuban Missile Crisis? What about Richard... [Read More]
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Highlights of this day in history: Test of the world's first nuclear weapon; President Richard Nixon's White House taping system revealed; John F. Kennedy,... [Read More]
The first moon landing was considered a universal accomplishment. When the Apollo 11 crew, which also included Michael Collins, returned to a quarantined trailer on... [Read More]
Torn made his reputation as a gifted actor in the works of Tennessee Williams and in roles as diverse as Walt Whitman, Richard Nixon and... [Read More]
Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch... [Read More]
NASA video of President Richard Nixon talking to Aldrin and Armstrong on the moon, from the Oval Office... [Read More]
What a White House speechwriter wrote would have qualified as the most eloquent speech Nixon ever gave — and one of the most poignant by... [Read More]
July 13, 1969 W.W. Scranton was offered job as secretary of state Former Gov. William Scranton confirmed that President Richard Nixon offered him the position... [Read More]
An image of the earth along with a message from the astronauts on Apollo 11 and President Richard Nixon appeared in the July 16, 1969... [Read More]
In 1969 and 1970, two books were published that demystified two of the most hidebound American institutions—presidential campaigns and major-league baseball. By and large, both... [Read More]
APOLLO 11's disaster contingency plan has been revealed including a heartbreaking speech prepared for then-US President Richard Nixon. [Read More]
Sean Wilentz writes about Nancy Pelosi's reluctance to impeach President Donald Trump and compares the current scenario with the historical contexts of Bill Clinton's and... [Read More]
In 1970, President Richard Nixon gave Apollo 11 lunar samples to 135 friendly countries and U.S. states. Now, many of those samples are unaccounted for. [Read More]
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