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Richard Milhouse Nixon: The 37th Retrospective

Richard Nixon had a tightrope to walk while campaigning for the presidency in 1968. He wanted to keep the Vietnam War going as to not give a diplomatic victory to Democrats, making him the architect of his own “October Surprise,” but he also had to placate a war weary nation....

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Harry S. Truman: 33rd Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Harry Truman was not a national or worldly figure. Many people were appalled that an ignoramus from Missouri, an...