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Write It When I'm Gone (book review)

Write It When I’m Gone:  Remarkable Off-the-record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford by Thomas M. DeFrank.  The edition I listened to was read by Scott Brick, a very good reader.  475 more words

Book Review

Then (1974) vs Now (2017)

Alan Zendell, August 18, 2017

My generation remembers the anxiety of the last months of the Nixon administration. Years of disillusionment over Vietnam, Nixon’s attempt to subvert the 1972 election process, the painful progression of Watergate, and the week by week unraveling of his political support combined to erode confidence in the future of the country. 778 more words


Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive - Part (2)

Here is John Campbell in a RNZ video on Turei’s resignation

Turei still manages to blame others. What a humgriffin she truly is.

Yet on social media some to have likened her resignation to the crucifixion. 93 more words

Historical Happening - Nixon Resigns

President Richard Nixon resigned on this day–in 1974–following impeachment hearings after the Watergate Scandal.

Today in History: August 8 — President Nixon Announced His Resignation

On this day in 1978, United States President, Richard M. Nixon announced his resignation. By 12 pm the following day, President Nixon’s Vice President, Gerald R. 1,898 more words