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# richard-nixon - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970
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# Nixon In Dublin

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970

Jun 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 18,079 Views 17 Comments

Nixon’s motorcade was making its way through Dublin when it was egged three times.

# richard-nixon - Monday 5 October, 2015

Watch Richard Nixon get egged as he travelled through Dublin
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# Take A Break

Watch Richard Nixon get egged as he travelled through Dublin

Oct 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,703 Views 19 Comments

The US President was on a three-day visit to Ireland in 1970.

# richard-nixon - Sunday 1 September, 2013

WATCH: Richard Nixon apologises for Watergate scandal
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# RIP

WATCH: Richard Nixon apologises for Watergate scandal

Sep 1st 2013, 4:00 PM 8,251 Views 8 Comments

The surprising development came during a comprehensive interview with the late Sir David Frost.

Showman, comedian and namedropper: Tributes pour in for Sir David Frost
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# RIP

Showman, comedian and namedropper: Tributes pour in for Sir David Frost

Sep 1st 2013, 3:33 PM 9,405 Views 7 Comments

“[The] first really great television ringmaster.”

# richard-nixon - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Newly-released Nixon tapes reveal conversations with Reagan, Bush... and Pele
# Nixon
# Nixon

Newly-released Nixon tapes reveal conversations with Reagan, Bush... and Pele

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:41 PM 7,050 Views 14 Comments

The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has released 340 hours of recordings which provide new insight into the final months of the disgraced US president’s time at the White House.

# richard-nixon - Sunday 4 November, 2012

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads
# Wonkery
# Wonkery

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

Nov 4th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,348 Views 5 Comments

From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)

# richard-nixon - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies
# United States
# United States

Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies

Oct 21st 2012, 1:23 PM 4,236 Views 10 Comments

The former US senator ran against Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election but was soundly beaten.

# richard-nixon - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969
# One Small Step
From The Daily Edge
# One Small Step

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

Aug 25th 2012, 8:45 PM 17,910 Views 101 Comments

From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.

# richard-nixon - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?
# Pols On Hols
# Pols On Hols

Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?

Aug 16th 2012, 8:30 PM 15,346 Views 27 Comments

And why doesn’t Bertie Ahern wear sun cream…

# richard-nixon - Sunday 24 June, 2012

What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything
# Watergate
# Watergate

What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything

Jun 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 691,523 Views 16 Comments

Deep Throat, Woodward and Bernstein, Saturday Night Massacre – just some phrases associated with the biggest political scandal in history. Here’s everything you need to know about Watergate 40 years on.

# richard-nixon - Thursday 21 June, 2012

After 40 years, the 'what ifs' of Watergate scandal are still tantalising
# Watergate
# Watergate

After 40 years, the 'what ifs' of Watergate scandal are still tantalising

Jun 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 7,008 Views 4 Comments

Forty years on from a late night break-in that would eventually lead to the first and only resignation of a US President there are plenty considering the “what ifs” of the scandal.

# richard-nixon - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)
# Political Storms
From The Daily Edge
# Political Storms

6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)

Mar 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,946 Views 7 Comments

Irish politcians have been hitting the headlines with their less than kosher dealings.. how do they match up to these international wheelers and dealers?

# richard-nixon - Monday 12 March, 2012

Nixon reveals romantic side in love letters to his 'Irish gypsy'
# Love Letters
From The Daily Edge
# Love Letters

Nixon reveals romantic side in love letters to his 'Irish gypsy'

Mar 12th 2012, 12:18 PM 6,158 Views 3 Comments

The man whose presidency fell over the Watergate scandal showed his sensitivity in love letters to future bride.

# richard-nixon - Monday 20 February, 2012

There's a $5m lump of moon rock in a dump in Finglas
# Astronomy
From The Daily Edge
# Astronomy

There's a $5m lump of moon rock in a dump in Finglas

Feb 20th 2012, 9:59 AM 13,906 Views 28 Comments

An astronomer tells the BBC that a piece of rock collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts is sitting in a dump in North Dublin.

# richard-nixon - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ronald Reagan voted best recent US president
# White House
# White House

Ronald Reagan voted best recent US president

Feb 17th 2012, 9:32 PM 5,600 Views 47 Comments

But who do you think ranked last in the poll of how favourably presidents from Nixon to Obama would be remembered?

# richard-nixon - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals
# Scandal
# Scandal

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals

Jun 28th 2011, 5:09 PM 2,253 Views 15 Comments

Watergate and other political scandals that have rocked the US, and the world.

# richard-nixon - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Setting the record straight on Watergate at Nixon Library
# Watergate
From The Daily Edge
# Watergate

Setting the record straight on Watergate at Nixon Library

Mar 31st 2011, 8:50 PM 686 Views 0 Comments

Exhibit at Nixon’s presidential library had been criticised for attempting to whitewash the Watergate scandal.

# richard-nixon - Monday 28 February, 2011

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from
# Political Whodunits
# Political Whodunits

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from

Feb 28th 2011, 1:21 PM 1,485 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing TD says she will write a political tell all. But what should she be reading for inspiration?