Stories tagged: richard nixon
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 11:48 A.M.
Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre” recalled amid Trump’s firing of Yates
On the night of Oct. 20, 1973, the United States was gripped by a constitutional crisis unlike any in its history. President Richard Nixon, under investigation for his role in …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 4:43 P.M.
Obama should pardon Hillary Clinton, Jesse Jackson says
Speaking at President Gerald Ford’s alma mater Wednesday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson called for President Barack Obama to issue a blanket pardon to Hillary Clinton before he leaves office, just …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 4:32 P.M.
Melvin Laird, Nixon defense secretary at the height of the Vietnam War, dies at 94
Melvin Laird, a former congressman who served as President Richard M. Nixon’s defense secretary at the height of the Vietnam War and designed policies that eventually led to the American …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 9:02 A.M.
Analysis: It’s not just Trump. People freaked out over Nixon and Reagan, too.
Donald Trump’s election has been greeted by a considerable portion of the country with panic. Large swaths of commentators have described his victory as a potential disaster for the nation …
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
Review: ‘Frost/Nixon’ underscores intensity of interviews
“Frost/Nixon” offers a ringside seat to an unnerving political boxing match where winner takes all in a power struggle to save face. Spokane Civic Theatre’s current production, under the direction …
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011
Studio Theatre tackles political drama, ‘Frost/Nixon’
How can a theatrical re-creation of a television interview be gripping? To begin with, this interview is no average interview. “Frost/Nixon” is based on the 1977 David Frost sessions with …