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Richard Nixon

  1. Donald Trump Now Has an Anti-Protester Intelligence SquadWhat could go wrong?
  2. Whom Will You Blame for President Trump?A list of potential scapegoats for when the White House gets a gaudy, gold-plated makeover.
  3. books
    Bob Woodward to Reveal More Secrets from the Nixon White HouseIn his forthcoming book The Last of the President’s Men.
  4. the national interest
    Conservatives Hate the Iran Deal Because They Hate All DealsThe right’s critique of Obama is the same one it has made against every president who’s negotiated with an adversary.
  5. movies
    Shannon & Spacey to Play Elvis & NixonThe movie tells the story of the pair’s bizarre 1970 meeting.
  6. gallery
    The Making of Iconic American PhotographsA new exhibition shows the process behind famous shots.
  7. obits
    Nixon Interviewer David Frost DiesHe was 74.
  8. media
    Is Obama Really As Bad As Nixon When It Comes to Targeting the Press?We asked First Amendment lawyer James Goodale, who represented the New York ‘Times’ in the Pentagon Papers case.
  9. bad comparisons
    The IRS Scandal: Not at All NixonianWhy this is a terrible, terrible comparison. 
  10. obits
    Former Senator and Onetime Presidential Contender George McGovern Dies at 90The liberal standard-bearer lost the 1972 election to Richard Nixon in a historic landslide. 
  11. watergate remembered
    Garage Where ‘Deep Throat’ Met Watergate Source Now Has Its Own Historic MarkerPair met six times between 1972 and 1973.
  12. daniel schorr
    Daniel Schorr, Nixon’s ‘Real Media Enemy’The legendary journalist died today at age 93.
  13. obits
    Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig Dies at 85The four-star general may be best remembered for declaring himself president following an assassination attempt on President Reagan.
  14. commander in briefs
    Who’s the Sexiest President of All Time?Not Richard Nixon, that’s for sure.
  15. today in torture
    Condi Rice Takes the Richard Nixon Approach to TortureNot the comparison you really want to invite, probably.
  16. gossipmonger
    Guy and Madonna to Yoga It Out Over the HolidaysThe Most Important Former Couple in the World will be spending Christmas together!
  17. vulture lists
    10 Greatest Movie NixonsUntil Dubya headlines his own torture-porn horror franchise (hey, it could happen), Richard Milhous Nixon will still be the nation’s favorite movie president.
  18. in other news
    So, One Day, Roger Stone Brings Jeffrey Toobin to a Swinger’s Club…In which Roger Stone overshares, and we learn just what Jeffrey Toobin will do for a story.
  19. gossipmonger
    Is Marc Jacobs Engaged?Marc Jacobs may have given a Cartier engagement ring to his on-again, off-again boyfriend, Jason Preston. Tyra Banks dropped her manager, either because he was a prima donna or because her investment-banker boyfriend told her to. Britney Spears backed out of recording a Timbaland-produced duet with Justin Timberlake. It’s unclear why. No cameras or cars are allowed at the fund-raiser Oprah is throwing for Barack Obama at her California ranch, which is expected to draw George Clooney, Halle Berry, and Jamie Foxx. Harvey Weinstein is offering $100,000 to anyone who can identify the Upper East Side mom who inspired The Nanny Diaries. (Some speculate it’s Preppy Handbook author Lisa Birnbach.) Marc Ecko’s CEO threw $500 in cash around during a company-sponsored booze cruise. Norman Reedus, Helena Christensen’s baby daddy, is making a movie in which Richard Nixon sleeps with a hooker and then kills her. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon dined at Le Cirque with two tables’ worth of security guards.
  20. quote machine
    T.I. Fights for His Right to the B-Word
  21. gossipmonger
    De Niro and Bowie, Kushner and Trump, Wenner and Nye Make NiceRobert De Niro and David Bowie were cordial at Vanity Fair’s party for the Tribeca Film Festival, despite reports that De Niro is mad that Bowie’s High Line Festival comes right after Tribeca. Also at the party: “Friends” Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump (as we told you yesterday). And Jann Wenner, with cuckolded boyfriend Matt Nye. Amy Sacco will open a hotel in the financial district. CBS’s Bob Schieffer and Lesley Stahl may have been behind a hit piece on Katie Couric in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Speaking of Couric, her cell phone ringtone is the Pussycat Dolls’s “Don’t Cha.” Bill Clinton is going to a party at Gabriel Byrne’s house to fundraise for Hillary. Les Moonves went to go see his son’s rock band play at the Plumm.
  22. gossipmonger
    Ann Bass Was RobbedSocialite Ann Bass, ex-wife of billionaire investor Sid Bass, and artist boyfriend Julian Lethbridge were robbed at their tony Connecticut estate. Richard Nixon’s daughter Tricia couldn’t bring herself to attend Frost/Nixon. Rutgers women’s basketball coach Vivian Stringer signed a lucrative deal to write an autobiography. Alec and Stephen Baldwin split some macaroni and cheese while bowling. Madonna ex Carlos Leon hooked up with model Kat Forseca at the Bowery Hotel. Josh Lucas hooked up with a writer from Harper’s Bazaar at the Gramercy Park Hotel. Christine Ebersole once bribed a cop with $100. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony plan to file libel suits against the National Enquirer in Europe, where their odds of victory are higher. Chloë Sevigny writes about her wild youth in the introduction to a friend’s memoir.
  23. gossipmonger
    Big HouseV.C. Fred Wilson sold a townhouse on West 10th Street for $33.14 million — a record for private property below 14th Street. Beyoncé and her mother won the $1.5 million lawsuit filed against them regarding their House of Dereon fashion line, but the plaintiff plans to appeal. Robert Rodriguez left his wife of sixteen years for Rose McGowan during the filming of Grindhouse, but the split was amicable. The split between golfing great Greg Norman and his wife, Laura, however, is less so. Millionaire Miami developer Thomas Kramer was arrested during the birthday party of Fairchild Corp. CEO Jeffrey Steiner for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in the bathroom. Lindsay Lohan and Steve Aoki are hanging out a lot. This here New York Magazine is moving downtown, but no one knows what to do with the signs on top of the current building.