The resignation of Richard Nixon

This is the final post in a series on Richard Nixon during the Watergate investigation. The first one can be found here, the second one can be found here, the third one is here, and the fourth one is here. Although Nixon made transcripts of the Oval Office tapes available Continue Reading

Nixon during Watergate

Another blog post on President Richard Nixon’s activities during the Watergate investigation. The first one can be found here, and the second one can be found here. On November 17, 1973, Richard Nixon famously declared “I’m not a crook” to a room full of Associated Press managing editors. According to Continue Reading

Nixon during Watergate

Another blog post on President Richard Nixon’s activities during the Watergate investigation. The first one can be found here. In June of 1973, Nixon hosted Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev for a second round of talks on arms reductions known as Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT). They traveled around to a Continue Reading

Nixon during Watergate

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the start of hearings by the Senate Watergate Committee that investigated criminal activity by White House officials and the Committee for the Re-Election of the President.  While the hearings played out on national television and radio, President Richard M. Nixon continued to carry on Continue Reading

La Casa Pacifica: Nixon’s Western White House

La Casa Pacifica is a grand San Clemente, CA estate that was owned by Richard and Pat Nixon from 1969 until the mid-1980s. During his presidency, Nixon traveled to San Clemente often and hosted Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev, Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato, Henry Kissinger, Bebe Rebozo, and many others Continue Reading