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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

President Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994) announces his resignation on Aug. 8, 1974 on national television, following the Watergate scandal.  (Photo by Pierre Manevy/Express/Getty Images)

Nixon’s Back! (At Least on Twitter)

If you believe the media reports, Richard Nixon suffered a stroke in 1994 and died days later at age 81.

08/07/2014

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Sen. Howard Baker, Who Queried Nixon on Watergate, Dies

Howard Baker’s question sliced to the core of Watergate: “What did the president know and when did he know it?”

06/26/2014

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John Eisenhower, Historian and Ike’s Son, Dies in Md.

John S.D. Eisenhower, the son of a five-star general turned president who forged his own career in the U.S. Army and then chronicled the history of the American military in numerous books, died Saturday. He was 91.

12/22/2013

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Last Nixon Tapes To Be Released Cover Key Period

The final installment of secretly recorded phone calls and meetings from President Richard Nixon’s White House will be released Wednesday, marking a final chapter in a campaign for public access that continues as memories of Watergate fade.

08/21/2013

File photo of the Watergate Hotel. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

More Long-Sealed Watergate Court Records Released

Court records detailing the personal histories and statements of four men involved in the Watergate break-in are now open to the public, 40 years after they were filed under seal.

07/16/2013

Longtime CBS newsman Bob Schieffer blasted the Obama administration for its handling of current scandals ranging from Benghazi to the IRS’ targeting of the Tea Party – even going so far to make comparisons to Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal. ( EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images).

Schieffer Blasts Obama For Scandals: ‘Spare Me The Talking Points And Excuses’

Longtime CBS newsman Bob Schieffer blasted the Obama administration for its handling of current scandals ranging from Benghazi to the IRS’ targeting of the Tea Party – even going so far to make comparisons to Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal.

05/19/2013

Last year, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked the Democratic convention platform for its "shameful" decision to omit a reference to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (ARYEH RABINOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon Ridiculed Democrats For ‘Dishonest’ Declaration Of Jerusalem As Capital Of Israel

Last year, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked the Democratic convention platform for its “shameful” decision to omit a reference to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But in a sign of how U.S. politics have changed in 40 years, President Richard Nixon complained in 1972 of the Democrats’ “dishonest” platform language declaring the city Israel’s capital.

03/20/2013

A NASA scientist described a recent “global warming hiatus” that shows Earth’s surface temperatures warming at a slower rate than previous decades – but it is still warming.   (Photo Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

National Archives Exhibit Displays Nixon Era NASA Artifacts

The National Archives is displaying rarely seen documents and items showing milestones in manned spaceflight from President Richard Nixon’s administration.

01/07/2013

ormer Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork (C) smiles prior to a panel discussion about the U.S. Senate's role on judicial nomination process September 1, 2005 in Washington, DC.   (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bork, Whose Failed Nomination Made History, Dies

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Robert H. Bork, who stepped in to fire the Watergate prosecutor at Richard Nixon’s behest and whose failed 1980s nomination to the Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural […]

12/19/2012

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