Today in History

...Highlight in History:On August 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day...Republican national convention in Miami Beach nominated Richard Nixon for president on the first ballot.In 1973, Vice President...
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...Doyon spokeswoman Lessa Peter said.Wright was head of the Alaska Federation of Natives in 1971 when then-President Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The law compensated...
Latest chapter in 'X-Men' saga a worthy 'Past' time

...Hustle." From Roberta Flack's "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" to America admitting defeat in Vietnam, from Richard Nixon to "Sanford & Son," Singer makes inspired use of the decade as a cultural backdrop.The high point is the introduction...
Man shot outside Anchorage nightclub

...after it appears that a man in a Richard Nixon mask tried to knock one of them...said it shows a man wearing a Richard Nixon mask, a man in a cowboy said the man in the Richard Nixon mask went up to one of the women...
Author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71 the narrative.McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted...
Changes sought for endangered species act more of an effort to list (species as endangered or threatened) than to delist."Signed into law by President Richard Nixon in December 1973, the act has resulted in additional protections for more than 1,500 plants, insects, mammals...
Alaska reclaims missing moon rocks

...the 17-year-old foster son of a museum curator, came into possession of the plaque, a present from President Richard Nixon to Alaska in 1969, containing the rocks.When Anderson asked the Alaska Superior Court to declare him the owner of...
Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment' on. Think of Al Gore sighing loudly and often, a bored-looking George H.W. Bush checking his watch, or Richard Nixon appearing clammy and tired next to a tanned and rested John F. Kennedy in the first televised debate in 1960."Whether...
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My Turn: The new/old Republican

...equal protection under the law. RRs have included Nelson Rockefeller, Alexander Hamilton, Theodore Roosevelt and Richard Nixon. In 1971, Nixon announced he was a Keynesian. The theories forming the basis of Keynesian economics were first presented...
Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

...panel's investigation led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.Inouye also served as chairman of the committee that...your problems with (Republican presidential candidate Richard) Nixon with that empty sleeve," Johnson said.But Inouye...


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