roe: 47 years and counting

On January 20, 1973, Richard Nixon was inaugurated to his second term as president.   ... Two days after Nixon's inauguration, on January 22nd, the then all-male Supreme Court voted 7-2, in Roe Wade, to overturn Texas law making it crime to assist woman to terminate pregnancy. ..

middle east burden sharing

Pompeo's speech is drawing contrasts and comparisons with that of President Obama Egypt in 2009, he was channeling President Richard Nixon's Guam address of July 1969, later to become known as Nixon Doctrine. ... Nixon was speaking about threats from East Asia and Vietnam, he..

donald trump and evangelical vote

In this way, Trump's campaign is reminiscent of Richard Nixon's brilliant in the late 1960s to a silent majority of voters fed up with antiwar protesters, hedonism, and the demands of proliferating civil rights movements. Like Nixon, Trump uses vague references to moral decline and..

how the movement brought down a president

In, the scandal was driven by excessive concern over the political impact of demonstrators, desperate bid to stem leaks from White House, and appetite for intelligence, Nixon operative, before Senate committee that investigated Watergate.. ... There were three main elements that led to U.S..

the disaster of richard nixon

Quite amazingly, Nixon and Kissinger, by Burr and Kimball, also ordered unannounced, nuclear alert elaborate military exercise that put US strategic forces, in position of readiness, as. ... Hughes and his colleagues at University of Virginia have created website where many of the tapes of..

the supreme court cuts back

Reagan-Bush appointees, plus present vacancies, add up to majorities in every circuit and one -- and in that one, 14 of the 28 judges are Reagan-Bush appointees and 15th judge is Richard Nixon appointee. The Fourth Circuit, will soon have eight Reagan-Bush judges, plus one Gerald Ford and one..

cuomo defeats nixon in ny governor primary

Andrew Cuomo beat back primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the insurgent liberal to knock off Democrat.. ... Nixon now must decide whether she wants to run on November ballot thanks to New York state law that allows..

cynthia nixon discovers “democratic socialism” in

Nixon has been endorsed by Working Families Party, the organization that has functioned for the 20 years of its existence as lobby, seeking, to push Democrats to adopt more liberal rhetoric and party platforms.. ... Most significantly, she combined her praise for Ocasio-Cortez with assertion..

trump’s pivot to russia against china

Nixon's motives were 1 ) to exploit Sino-Soviet split to gain Chinese support against Soviet Union 2 ) to Beijing's help in pressuring its ally, North Vietnam, to agree to temporary cease-fire in Vietnam War to facilitate the withdrawal of U.S troops and 3 ) to help Nixon win in 1972.. .....

open source with christopher lydon

Fast forward forty years to the war, and Richard Nixon's warnings show similarity to the state's leaders getting ready to take on alcohol. Nixon brought the logic of Moynihan Report into the era of mass incarceration, and established new criminal obsession with deep racial bias. ..

10 deadly mistakes made by us presidents

Despite Muslim of the country, President Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger decided to provide economic and military support for Pakistan in the event of war .. ... The cost of Nixon's support for Pakistan was the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives in the region,..

10 worst dirty tricks in american politics

The break-in led to Nixon's downfall, perjury, and obstruction to conceal the truth. ... Johnson ordered FBI to place Nixon's under surveillance and relayed the details of the plot to Democratic Hubert Humphrey, so that his campaign could publicize Nixon's treachery. ..

four dead in ohio

But at the time, Nixon administration tried to blame the protesters for the violence unleashed by National Guard. ... The relative calm on campuses meant that in September, unwarranted and inexcusable --the Nixon administration had already regained the initiative.. ..


Ford was criticized for pardoning Nixon -- decision that cost him election to term of his own in 1976. But the genial nature and absence of arrogance Nixon's successor did not reflect lack of confidence. ..

ford praised by indiana republicans

Ford was President Richard Nixon's hand-picked successor, and became in 1974 when Nixon resigned in disgrace over Watergate scandal. ... He said the nation saw with the impeachment of President Bill Clinton how divisive trial of Nixon could have been. ..

legislators say u.s. should investigate

The independent counsel law was enacted during which then-President Nixon ordered the firing of Archibald Cox, Justice Department special counsel to investigate the matter. But uproar forced the appointment of Watergate special counsel, Leon Jaworski, who prosecuted Nixon aides and..

nixon left mark on his party and his nation

But Nixon helped nurse it back to health, campaigning constantly for the in the highly mid-term campaign of 1966, and then reclaiming the in 1968.. ... The delicate balance Nixon sought to achieve between competing pressures from the center and right was reflected in how he dealt with..

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