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# richard-nixon - Monday 5 October, 2015

Watch Richard Nixon get egged as he travelled through Dublin Take A Break This post contains videos

Watch Richard Nixon get egged as he travelled through Dublin

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 RIP

WATCH: Richard Nixon apologises for Watergate scandal

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 RIP

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

“[The] first really great television ringmaster.”

# richard-nixon - Thursday 22 August, 2013

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

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 This post contains videos

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

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

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

# richard-nixon - Saturday 25 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 One Small Step This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

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 This post contains images

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

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 This post contains videos

What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything

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

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

From The Daily Edge 6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe) Political Storms This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

# richard-nixon - Monday 20 February, 2012

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# richard-nixon - Thursday 31 March, 2011

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

Setting the record straight on Watergate at Nixon Library

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

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