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How promises to fix income inequality have played out after elections

Oct 28, 2020
Income inequality is on the minds of many voters right now, much like in the run-up to the 1968 presidential election.
We know from the Nixon White House tapes that he didn't really believe in wage and price freezes to get roaring inflation under control.
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Richard Nixon 'wanted to be a good prince'

Author looks into the psyche of the anxious introvert who was 37th president.
“Nixon's become kind of a cartoon to us," says author Evan Thomas. "We think he's wicked and evil. I just didn't believe that.”
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On 40th anniversary, a look at the spillover effects of the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo

Oct 14, 2013
How did the 1973 oil crisis convince Americans to reduce energy consumption?

The Street of Eternal Happiness: Mr. Qiu meets the President

Oct 19, 2012
In this latest installment of a monthly series about the people who make their living along Changle Road in Shanghai, Qiu Huanxi remembers the week President Richard Nixon came to the Street of Eternal Happiness to change history.