More to explore: Richard Nixon
American Forum episodes, Secret White House Tapes, and more Miller Center resources.
Was 2016 a rerun of 1968?
Former director of the Nixon Presidential Library, Tim Naftali sits down with host Doug Blackmon to explore the similarities between the 45th and 37th presidents.
Henry Kissinger 1923–1968: The idealist
Harvard University's Niall Ferguson talks with host Doug Blackmon about Nixon's secretary of state Henry Kissinger and his foreign policy idealism.
Chasing Shadows: The origins of Watergate
The Miller Center's Ken Hughes talks to host Doug Blackmon about his new book.
James Comey and the Saturday Night Massacre
Nixon expert Ken Hughes discusses the firing of FBI director James Comey, comparing it to Nixon's firing of Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox in 1973.
"Nixon was worried about something else. The Pentagon Papers study had revealed, indirectly, that the procedures Nixon and Kissinger had set up to protect their own secrets might not be enough."