Stuart Altman talks about his new book, "Power, Politics and Universal Health Care."…
By Jason Kane
It was President Nixon's "Christmas gift to the nation." On Dec. 23, 1971, he faced the television cameras in the East Room of the White House and declared "total national commitment" to finding a cure for cancer and the funds…
Recently released audio recordings detail President Richard Nixon's surreal meeting with anti-Vietnam War protesters at the Lincoln Memorial one night more than four decades ago. Ray Suarez reports.
A meal shared by Pilgrims and American Indians might get most of the credit for the creation of Thanksgiving, but it was Abraham Lincoln who officially proclaimed the last Thursday in November a holiday, back in 1864. This slide show…
Gen. Alexander Haig, who served as Secretary of State under Ronald Reagan and as an aide in the Nixon administration, died Saturday at age 85. Robert MacNeil sat down with Haig in 1987 during his bid for the Republican presidential…
Paul Solman talks to economist George Schultz about the merging of large, national banks and how that could impact the idea that some companies are too big to fail.
Essayist Richard Rodriguez mulls the nature and significance of presidential farewells as George W. Bush leaves the White House to his successor, President Barack Obama.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
W. Mark Felt, the former FBI official who revealed himself as "Deep Throat" 30 years after he tipped off Washington Post reporters to the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon, has died at age 95.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks recap the week's economic and political news, and recall significant campaign twists and turns in their last analysis before Nov. 4.
The Republican Committee decided to delay convention events on Monday due to Hurricane Gustav -- a first in party convention history. Historians discuss the decision and its political significance in the context of past conventions.
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