History Stories
CATEGORY: Richard M. Nixon
13 TV Moments That Defined the American Presidency
September 25, 2017

The history of commanders on camera. Read More

The First Kennedy-Nixon Debate, 55 Years Ago
September 24, 2015

Presidential politics entered a new era 55 years ago, when John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon took part in the first televised debate in American history. Read More

The Last Hours of the Nixon Presidency
August 8, 2014

In 1974, Richard Nixon became the first president to resign from office. Read how his final hours in the White House unfolded. Read More

When “Panda-Monium” Swept America
January 9, 2014

As panda cub Bao Bao readies for her public debut, look back at the frenzied arrival of the National Zoo’s first giant pandas in 1972. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Richard Nixon
January 9, 2013

Explore 10 surprising facts about America’s 37th president. Read More

Watergate: Where Are They Now?
June 15, 2012

Forty years after burglars were arrested at the Watergate complex, find out what happened to key players in the ensuing scandal. Read More