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Nixon Now Podcast
27 minutes | 18 hours ago
President's Club - Episode 5, Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush
This episode of the Nixon Now podcast explores the relationship between George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, one-time competitors who spearheaded worldwide humanitarian relief. The President's Club exhibit is now open at the Nixon Library.
3 minutes | 6 days ago
President's Club - Episode 4, Nixon, Ike and JFK
This episode of the Nixon Now podcast explores two fascinating presidential relationships. We first delve into the bond between Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, an apprentice-type relationship that created the modern vice presidency. The second segment of the podcast looks closely at John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, a friendship that preceded -–and has been overshadowed by— their rivalry in the 1960 election.
25 minutes | 13 days ago
President's Club - Episode 3, FDR and LBJ
This episode of the Nixon Now podcast explores the fascinating relationship between President Franklin Roosevelt and President Lyndon Johnson. The President's Club exhibit is now open at the Nixon Library.
33 minutes | 21 days ago
President's Club - Episode 2, Roosevelt and Taft
This episode of the Nixon Now podcast explores the complicated and fascinating relationship between President Theodore Roosevelt and President William Taft. The President's Club exhibit is now open at the Nixon Library.
32 minutes | a month ago
The Presidents Club - Episode 1, Adams and Jefferson
This episode of the Nixon Now podcast explores the complicated and fascinating relationship between President Adams and President Jefferson. The President's Club exhibit is now open at the Nixon Library.
11 minutes | 7 months ago
Hugh Hewitt Interview with James Rosen: Part 3
Nixon Foundation President Hugh Hewitt interviews author and political correspondent James Rosen about the Kent State shootings, and the lasting impact the event had on the President Nixon, the public perception of the Vietnam war, and the effort to achieve a lasting peace
32 minutes | a year ago
Irv Gellman on Nixon, Castro and the Cuban Revolution
2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the Cuban revolution and the take over of the island country by Communist leader Fidel Castro. In April 1959, Castro traveled to Washington and met with Vice President Nixon. On this edition of the Nixon Now Podcast, we explore this topic and the history of the American government’s Cuba policy with Dr. Irwin Gellman. Dr. Gellman is a historian and Nixon biographer. He’s author of “The Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952,” and “The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon, 1952-1961.” Interview by Jonathan Movroydis. Read the transcript: https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2019/09/irv-gellman-nixon-castro-cuban-revolution/ Photo: Fidel Castro and Richard Nixon on April 19, 1959 (Zuma Press).
46 minutes | 2 years ago
Luke Nichter on the White House Tapes and the Pentagon Papers
On this edition of the Nixon Now Podcast, we’re talking the Nixon Tapes again, with specific focus on President Nixon’s conversations about Daniel Ellsberg and the case of the Pentagon Papers. Our guest again is Luke Nichter, Professor of History at Texas A&M Central Texas. He’s the nation’s foremost expert on the Nixon White House Tapes, and founder of NixonTapes.org. Read transcript here: https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2019/03/podcast-luke-nichter-white-house-tapes-pentagon-papers/ Photo: Richard Nixon on the phone in the Oval Office (Ollie Atkins/Richard Nixon Presidential Library) Interview by Jonathan Movroydis.
31 minutes | 2 years ago
John Sununu on Presidents Nixon and Bush
On this edition of the Nixon Now Podcast, we’re talking again about the relationship between President Nixon and the late President George Herbert Walker Bush. Our guest is former governor of New Hampshire, and chief-of-staff to President Bush, John Sununu. He’s also author of a memoir about his time in the Bush White House, "The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H.W. Bush." Interview by Jonathan Movroydis.
31 minutes | 3 years ago
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan on George Marshall's Mission to China
What were U.S.-China relations immediately after World War II? In December 1945, Five-Star General George Marshall came out of retirement to help usher in a new era of political stability in China. China had finished a long war with Japan, and had its own internal struggles between nationalists and communists. On this edition of the podcast, we explore this subject with Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, author of the newly released, “The China Mission: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945-1947." Daniel Kurtz-Phelan is the executive editor of Foreign Affairs. He previously served in the U.S. State Department as a member of the secretary of state’s policy planning Staff. His reportage and analysis have appeared in publications including the New York Times and The New Yorker. Interview by Jonathan Movroydis.
45 minutes | 3 years ago
Salim Yaqub on Arab-American Relations in the 1970s
Why was the 1970s such a pivotal decade for US-Arab relations? Salim Yaqub professor of history at the University of California Santa Barbara argues that Arabs and Americans came to know each other as never before whether in the highest levels of diplomacy, in street-level interactions, and in the imagination. In this edition of the Nixon Now podcast we explore this subject with Dr. Yaqub, author of "Imperfect Strangers: Americans, Arabs, and U.S.-Middle East Relations in the 1970s." Interview by Jonathan Movroydis
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