Articles Related to Richard Nixon

Hope by Richard Zoglin

January 23, 2015

Richard Zoglin's Hope: Entertainer of the Century (Simon & Schuster, 565 pp., $30) is a very well written, all-but-authorized biography. With the "generous help and cooperation" of Bob Hope's daughter Linda, Zoglin has done a fine job…

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Invasion of Laos 1971 by Robert D. Sander

June 6, 2014

In 1971, the war in Vietnam was slowly drawing to an end for the U.S. and Richard Nixon was very keen on Vietnamization. An invasion of Laos to close off the Ho Chi Minh Trail was to…

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Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War by David F. Schmitz

May 23, 2014

David F. Schmitz, a Whitman College history professor and U.S. foreign relations expert, bores into the first three years (1969-72) of Richard Nixon's presidency in Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War: The End of the…

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Pat and Dick by Will Swift

January 14, 2014

It's safe to say that the story of First Lady Pat Nixon's influence on her husband's Vietnam War policy making has not been addressed in any of the many books on the Nixon administration and…

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The 1970s by Thomas Borstelmann

July 10, 2012

Sometimes called the "Me Decade, " the 1970s saw the final withdrawal of American combat troops from Vietnam in 1973 and the communist victory there in 1975. In The 1970s: A New Global History from…

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