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...DC-8, crashed as it was approaching Bombay (Mumbai), India, killing all 94 people on board.In 1972, the Nixon administration announced a deal to sell $750 million in grain to the Soviet Union. (However, the Soviets were also engaged...
Empire Editorial: A time and policy warp that's dangerous for America

...and a new century, so why does it feel like the Nixon Administration is in the White House? The stakes are high today...Hoover. Members of the media working under the Nixon Administration likely joked about the size of their FBI files...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Interior secretary in the Nixon administration and has been a player for...Interior secretary in the Nixon administration and has been a player for...Interior secretary in the Nixon administration and has been a player for...
Hickel on the eve of 80: Still the optimist

...Republican in 1966 and an Alaskan Independence Party candidate in 1990. He also served as Interior secretary in the Nixon administration and has been a player for a half-century in Alaska politics. Hickel has also worked for the United Nations on...
Metaphorical wars are unwinnable

...the most incarcerated nation in the history of human civilization. The war on drugs metaphor was created by the Nixon Administration to go after blacks without appearing to do so, according to the diary of H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's Chief of...
Alaskans shouldn't harm fellow Alaskans

...organizations as a shortcut. It worked here once as I remember, but he bailed early for a cabinet seat in the Nixon administration. I, as a young lad, remember sitting next to Gov. Egan over coffee and apple pie at Percy's Cafe before AIP...
The dangers of an imperial presidency

...toward "lawlessness." These regulatory power grabs were facilitated by another development that began in the Nixon administration. Over the last generation, presidents have created an elite corps of lawyers who have powerful incentives to...
Treadwell calls on US to make use of the Arctic

...saying is that what we do we could do better," Treadwell said. The nation's ice breakers were built during the Nixon administration, and new ones are needed, he said. "Those boats have been working hard for 30 years, 40 years, and they're...
WikiLeaks founder tests limits of press

...publication helped hasten an end to U.S. involvement. What it didn't do is hurt national security, as the Nixon administration had claimed when it went to court to halt publication by the New York Times. I don't think Assange is a true...
Funeral Mass held for former Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel

...the National Guard shootings at Kent State and the U.S. invasion of Cambodia. During his brief tenure in the Nixon administration, Hickel imposed strict cleanup rules on oil companies and water polluters following an oil rig explosion off the...


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