Tag Archives: Nixon

Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam

When the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam saw 500,000 people march on Washington

Kent State Shooting

‘Kent State Massacre’ – why did Ohio National Guardsmen shoot university students?

Ohio National Guardsmen shot and killed four Kent State University students.

Ping-Pong Diplomacy

Ping-Pong Diplomacy in the Cold War

The United States table tennis team heralded the era of ‘ping pong diplomacy’ by becoming the first official American delegation to visit China in 20 years.

Kissinger's secret trip to China

Henry Kissinger and the secret trip to China: an overview

Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon’s National Security Advisor, made a secret trip to China to meet with Premier Zhou Enlai.

New US embassy in Moscow

Bugs in the building! Why Reagan halted construction of the new embassy in Moscow

The Soviets had bugged the new building with technology that the United States was struggling to disable.