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August 23, 2013 11:21 AM Richard Nixon, Bowling Cheat

Megan McArdle related a funny Richard Nixon story last week, concerning his creation of a White House Place Guard. The palace guard episode is silly at any level and also reveals something of Nixon’s character. Let me start off your...

By Keith Humphreys

August 19, 2013 7:00 AM Richard Nixon's Palace Guard

It’s a Monday in the middle of August, and we could all use a break. So let’s go back in time to January 1970, when President Richard Nixon was preparing for a visit from Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Nixon,...

By Megan McArdle