Jul 24, 2014

Nixon blamed Prime Minister Sato for textile talks breakdown in '71

U.S. President Richard Nixon sent a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Eisaku Sato in spring 1971 expressing frustration over bilateral textile talks, according to a Japanese diplomatic document declassified Thursday.In the letter dated March 12, 1971, Nixon said when the leaders met in ...

Last batch of secret Nixon tapes released

Aug 22, 2013

Last batch of secret Nixon tapes released

The final batch of taped conversations secretly recorded by U.S. President Richard Nixon and then used to help bring him down during the Watergate scandal were released on Wednesday.The latest tapes, recorded between April and July 1973, add new historical insight into a period ...