Foreign Affairs Initiatives

President Nixon is best known for his series of foreign affairs triumphs, which ushered in the golden age of diplomacy.

Détente with the Soviet Union

February 23, 2015

President Nixon’s leadership in bringing about a reduction in tensions with the Soviet Union (February 23, 2015, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: Détente and Arms Control with the USSR Links: […]

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Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords

December 5, 2014

President Nixon’s leadership in bringing about an end to the Vietnam War (December 5, 2014, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords Links: National Archives: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q4YA-tQZo4 […]

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The Opening to China

November 12, 2014

President Nixon’s leadership in bring about the opening to China (November 12, 2014, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: The Opening to China Links: National Archives: http://youtu.be/F2zIwkGTNS8 Nixon Foundation: http://youtu.be/A9D2p2v3UiE C-Span: […]

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The National Security Council (NSC)

May 12, 2014

The changes to the functioning of the NSC under Henry Kissinger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. (May 12, 2014, National Archives, Washington, D.C.) Title: The Transformation of […]

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Vietnam POWs: Home with Honor

May 25, 2013

Discussion on the extraordinary POW experiences and their celebratory homecoming (May 25, 2013, Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA). Title: Vietnam POWS: Home with Honor Links: Nixon Library: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOobrwKhTJA&list=PLiF7JevUP8B9XIAdWZd5bfX7-jLKDyz7b&index=1 Nixon Foundation: […]

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The Geopolitics of the Middle East

April 23, 2012

How President Nixon addressed the complex political issues in the Middle East (April 23, 2012, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: Waging Peace: Nixon and the Geopolitics of the Middle East […]

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Nixon as Cold War Strategist

May 27, 2011

How President Nixon addressed Cold War issues (May 27, 2011, Navy Memorial, Washington, DC) Title: Richard Nixon as Cold War Strategist Links: Nixon Library: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UtzPq9CLl8&list=PLiF7JevUP8B9XIAdWZd5bfX7-jLKDyz7b&index=16 Nixon Foundation: http://youtu.be/lQ3mR5u32jo C-Span: http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/AsACo […]

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The Week that Changed the World

October 13, 2010

White House staff arrangements for President Nixon’s Visit to China (October 13, 2010, The US-China Institute at the University of Southern California) Title: The Week that Changed the World Links: […]

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