He did not overpromise, and he had the good sense to stop talking about a country beset by violence when he ran for a second term.
Princeton political scientist Omar Wasow says violent protests helped Richard Nixon win the presidency in 1968.
Princeton's Omar Wasow talks about the complicated effects of civil rights demonstrations, police brutality, and racial fears on public policy.
From Clinton's cockiness to Reagan's contrition to Nixon's defiance, three different models for Donald Trump
Ken Starr, Who Led Clinton's Partisan Impeachment, Says Impeachment Should Be 'Powerfully Bipartisan'
He also likens impeachment to "domestic war."
Nixon's pursuit of draft-dodgers and pot smokers fueled the communist ideology it was trying to contain
Richard Nixon faced a primary challenger in 1972...and he squashed him like a bug.
The 37th president used the then-stronger tools of media regulation to manipulate the far more centralized 1970s news industry in ways that Donald Trump can only fantasize about.
What Can Richard Nixon—and Warren Harding!—Teach Us About Donald Trump's State of the Union Address?
Some surprising insights and historical curiosities from past presidents at their one-year marks
The Vietnam War Is the Key to Understanding Today's America: Q&A with Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Their 18-hour miniseries looks at one of the most divisive, painful, and poorly understood episodes in American history.
Donald Trump, Who Promised Repeatedly to Release His Tax Returns, Definitely Won't Release His Tax Returns
Even Nixon released his taxes while under audit.
"I'm a Nixon guy," but the drug war "was Nixon's greatest mistake," Stone tells Reason.
Republicans for Lyndon Johnson, Democrats for Richard Nixon, and the prospect of a Republicans-for-Clinton campaign
"The cop with the girl under his knees does not see her as himself, which she is."
It wasn't a national nightmare; it was fun. We can do it again.
Lessons from the 1970s