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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 …
Presidential Biographies
… 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
… 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
… 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, …
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 …
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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 …
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 …
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
… 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 …
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
… 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 …
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
… shutdown, BTU tax and other taxes, welfare reform, budget, foreign policy, Gennifer Flowers and Monica Lewinsky … was so centered on the domestic that my attention to the foreign affairs area was limited to legislation. It was the … He was glad to be back. [BREAK] Riley On the question of foreign policy and national security and defense policy, is …
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 …
Oral History Interviews
… party that was out of touch on economics, out of touch on foreign policy, and out of touch on values. You couldn’t win … Social Security—on all of that, he was terrific. On foreign policy, I had a funny—I didn’t see him interacting on foreign policy so much, but I did have an incident where Gore …
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
… of Staff. Health care, building the Cabinet, and some foreign policy issues are among the highlights of this … and Interior—than others, and he had a real voice on the foreign policy appointment. Young Two other questions about … proposition.  I can still remember Wilma Rudolph and Bob Hayes in the Olympic games when I was a child. The re-elect …
Oral History Interviews
… White House speechwriting process, especially relating to foreign trips; the use of humor in speeches; the importance … "Last night I was reading a biography of Rutherford B. Hayes and I noticed this…." It was really fun. I wish it …