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… Robert D. Johnston … During the Hayes administration, the United States had few problems with foreign governments and little inclination to become an …
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… on March 5—since March 4 was a Sunday—Rutherford B. Hayes’s inaugural address tried to calm the nation and make … the gold standard. As for the possibility of disputes with foreign powers, he embraced arbitration as Grant had with …
Presidential Biographies
… from the traditional isolationist stance of the nation's foreign policy. Sugar producers in the lower South viewed the … U.S. commerce, McKinley authorized Secretary of State John Hay to issue an "Open Door" note on China. This circular …
Presidential Biographies
… the country since the mid-1800s, acting aggressively in foreign affairs, often without the support or consent of … Colombian troops from landing in Panama. In 1903, the Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty with Panama gave the United States …
Oral History Interviews
… this amounted to not only my testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee but also answering dozens of … I said I would. I met Ronald Reagan downtown at the Hay-Adams Hotel. The meeting was scheduled to go half-an-hour …
Oral History Interviews
… the history of the Director of OMB; and the domestic and foreign policy decision making in the White House … Zelikow … and for a while the Democrats were making a little bit of hay saying he has a secret plan to cut Medicare. But at the … Which I also went to at Kennebunkport. Zelikow Another for foreign policy. Darman I did not go to one on foreign policy, …
Oral History Interviews
… so than Biden? Aron Joe Biden had two prominent interests: foreign relations and justice-related issues. Of the two, he … We just saw Kennedy work his magic again with William Haynes’s nomination to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. … grounds that there was not sufficient information about Haynes’s role, and our view was, until we had some of the …
Oral History Interviews
… and [Samuel] Tilden got beat in the House by Rutherford B. Hayes. But basically the Democrats only won the White House … but a lot of these were really important choices.  On foreign policy, we made it very clear that we were not going … problem Democrats had. It’s not that we aren’t smarter on foreign policy than the other guys; people just doubt in the …
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…    Margaret Brennan is a foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News and joined its … Middle East studies with a minor in Arabic. As a Fulbright-Hays scholar, she studied Arabic at Yarmouk University in …
Presidential Speeches
… In his Inaugural Address, President Rutherford B. Hayes outlines many of his goals. He wants to reform the … standard, and use arbitration to resolve conflicts with foreign countries. He also hopes to protect the rights of …
Oral History Interviews
… field in New York. He was an associate of [John Hay] Jock Whitney who owned the Herald Tribune . Richard … very close to Henry Kissinger, who was then in charge of foreign policy for Ford. That was unquestioned. Rockefeller thought, well, if Henry’s in charge of foreign policy, I should be in charge of domestic policy as …
Oral History Interviews
… was a real mistake. In every case where we succeeded in foreign policy taking on an adversary, we had NATO [North … elections most of the issues are domestic, not foreign. So I thought I had a good case to make, a good …
Oral History Interviews
… taking us. Riley Do you remember on what grounds? Was it foreign policy? Snow Foreign policy was less his issue. It … North Carolina? We went down there— Smith Robin [Robert] Hayes. Snow Right, Robin Hayes. We had a great day with him. …
Oral History Interviews
… interregnum. What was going on within the Republican foreign policy–making community in the period when President … So there was a lot of thinking going on on the Hill and in foreign policy circles generally among Republicans. Rumsfeld … the Secretary said to me, “We need to care deeply about foreign audiences. It is not just about the United States. It …
Oral History Interviews
… became President, he asked me to come over see him in the Hay-Adams Hotel. He offered me the ambassadorship to Moscow. … grounding in it that Clinton was somebody who did not have foreign policy experience when he became President of the … been to Russia. Vietnam was a kind of an education in foreign policy. So I just always thought, give him a break on …
Presidential Biographies
… America on the road to world power. McKinley's difficult foreign policy decisions, especially his policy toward China … to a brevet major on the staff of Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes, who became a lifelong friend and mentor. When he …
Oral History Interviews
… but my boss had been National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars before he got into Congress, was a bosom buddy … was pushing, whether it was domestic or whether it was foreign policy or military, the thing that was the top of his …
Presidential Biographies
… he took out newspaper advertisements against Reagan-era foreign policy. Rehearsing a theme that would shape his … was selected in the House of Representatives); Rutherford Hayes (whose victory in the Electoral College only came after …
Upon his inauguration in 2017, Donald Trump became the first person elected president...
Oral History Interviews
… on the table and walked on top of it. This was down at the Hay-Adams Hotel, across from the White House. It was a … it's a good question. I saw it happen when people took foreign trips together. People who took foreign trips together had a chance to bond in a different …
Oral History Interviews
… role of the NSA (daily briefings, relationship with the foreign policy team, relationship with the White House … told him he’d called the wrong man, I had no experience in foreign policy, foreign affairs, defense, or the other things that would be …