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Nixon and the resurgence of executive privilege

Kevin M. Baron

in Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

With the passage and implementation of FOIA under Johnson, the CLDC moves into the next iteration by examining the implementation, oversight, and amendment phase. This was driven in large part by ... More


The First Nixon Administration: Early Approaches to Drug Policy

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

in The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to American drug use during Richard M. Nixon's first years as President. It illustrates the increasing problem through statistics, identifies the five measures that Nixon promised ... More


Kennedy and Nixon before 1960

Edmund F. Kallina

in Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034850
eISBN:
9780813038599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034850.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter dwells at length on the political backgrounds of John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and the tumultuous developments culminating in the 1960 presidential election. The historical ... More


The Second Nixon Administration: Drug Abuse Control

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

in The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter rounds up the discussion of Richard M. Nixon's role in illicit drug use in the United States. It can be noted that Nixon was re-elected partly due to his administration's approach to law ... More


Richard M. Nixon

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes Richard M. Nixon's deep admiration for the system of cabinet governance that he thought had prevailed during the Eisenhower administration. Nixon came to the presidency with ... More


Richard M. Nixon and the Republican Nomination

Edmund F. Kallina

in Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034850
eISBN:
9780813038599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034850.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the Republican Party entered the presidential election year in 1960, it did so with a popular incumbent president, albeit one who had been constitutionally prohibited from running in 1960, and two ... More


Southerners and the Decisions to Withdraw from Vietnam, 1968–1970

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the Vietnamese communist Tet Offensive of early 1968, Presidents Johnson and Nixon reluctantly made the decisions that would ultimately lead to US withdrawal from Vietnam. As these ... More


Christian America Responds to Nixon’s Vietnam Policies

David E. Settje

in Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741337
eISBN:
9780814708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741337.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines American Christian responses to Nixon's foreign policy involving the Vietnam War. Establishing a policy that came to be known as “Vietnamization,” Nixon insisted that he would ... More


A Depressed and Self-Destructive President: Richard Nixon in the White House

Jeremi Suri

in When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

President Richard Nixon and his closest foreign policy advisor, Henry Kissinger, entered the White House in a time of national turmoil. As self-conscious “outsiders,” they believed that many ... More


Introduction

Edmund F. Kallina

in Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034850
eISBN:
9780813038599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034850.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights 1960 as a landmark election year in U.S. political history. It outlines several ways in which the 1960 presidential election was remarkable. While the book makes references to ... More


Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

David Hamilton Golland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129976
eISBN:
9780813135472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129976.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson defined affirmative action as a legitimate federal goal, and 1972, when President Richard M. Nixon named one of affirmative action's chief antagonists ... More


Individualists in an Age of Group Discrimination: 1965–Present

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Classical liberals faced a dilemma with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, where several provisions struck down state-sponsored discrimination in the South. However, two sections mandated ... More


Christianity Confronts Cold War Nixon Policies, 1969–1973

David E. Settje

in Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741337
eISBN:
9780814708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741337.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Christian America's reactions to Richard M. Nixon's own brand of foreign policy, which promised to reduce tension between the United States, the USSR, and the PRC. Nixon ... More


The Other Plumbers Unit: The Dissent Channel of the U.S. State Department

Hannah Gurman

in The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158725
eISBN:
9780231530354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158725.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the Dissent Channel of the State Department. Despite remaining in the periphery, dissenters during the Johnson administration were not hampered from publicizing images and ... More


Khenry and Anatol

Richard A. Moss

in Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow: Confidential Diplomacy and Détente

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813167879
eISBN:
9780813167909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167879.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Richard Nixon endorsed the use of a back channel between Henry Kissinger, as his personal representative, and Anatoly Dobrynin, as the intermediary to the Kremlin. Over time, the relationship came to ... More


Staying the Course: Johnson and Nixon

Andrew J. Polsky

in Elusive Victories: The American Presidency at War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199860937
eISBN:
9780190252649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860937.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses the wartime leadership of Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon. The Vietnam War was the only American conflict to end in unequivocal defeat, and subsequently dragged down two ... More


Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow: Confidential Diplomacy and Détente

Richard A. Moss

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813167879
eISBN:
9780813167909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The changing international environment of the 1960s made it possible to attain détente, a relaxation of tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union. Back-channel diplomacy—confidential ... More


Introduction

in Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

President John F. Kennedy said that without the televised debates he would not have been elected president in 1960. Going into the campaign, Kennedy was not nearly as well known as Richard M. Nixon, ... More


“Tempered by War, Disciplined by … Peace”

in Of War and Men: World War II in the Lives of Fathers and Their Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467429
eISBN:
9780226470023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470023.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the victory of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy over fellow war veteran and Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon. It explains that the election was won ... More


Triumphing over “Exhaustion,” 1963–1974

Victoria Phillips

in Martha Graham's Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190610364
eISBN:
9780190610395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190610364.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

“She may be too tired to tour again,” announced a State Department official at a meeting to discuss Martha Graham’s 1962 tour. Performance shots of Graham’s sexually explicit Phaedra showed her as ... More


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