"The pages that follow trace the history of U.S. diplomacy from the first defensive steps of a fledgling nation to the global reach of a superpower. Benjamin Franklin is regarded as America’s first diplomat, and the four men pictured above were its first 'ministers of foreign affairs.'"
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has argued with United States presidents, lectured them, misled them, accused them, kept them waiting, kept them guessing, betrayed them and felt betrayed by them.
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The Nez Perce tribe once hunted bison in what is now Yellowstone National Park, and some tribal leaders want to revive the practice, which ended with Western settlement and the (Native American tribe may seek to hunt bison...
On June 30, 1972, journalist Clifford Evans interviewed President Richard Nixon in the White House for RKO General Broadcasting. This meeting was captured by... (RT @USNatArchives: Who’s on your All-Time All-Star #baseball team?
San Francisco has its share of swanky historic hotels, but only one gets to hold the title of oldest surviving hotel. The Palace Hotel at the corner of New... (What's the oldest hotel in San Francisco?
February 1, 2012: A discusion on how President Nixon led the charge to peacefully desegregate schools in America's South. Participants included George Shultz... (#OTD in 1970, President Nixon released his statement on desegregation.
A discussion on the Roaring Twenties and the crash of 1929 with Amity Shlaes and James Grant. We hear about the post-World War I economy, the Russian Revolution, prohibition, women’s suffrage and the influenza epidemic.