Fifty years ago today, the House voted to lower the voting age to 18. Nixon backed it. But eventually, the right learned that Republicans do better when fewer people vote.
The BBC banned the 1969 documentary “Royal Family” from ever being shown again. It recently resurfaced online, and Tim Teeman sees why its intimacy may have angered the queen.
Fudge’s home city of Cleveland occupies a special place in the history of the fight for Black empowerment. At HUD, she can help right past wrongs.
By 1973 the Nixon White House was confronting the possibility that Watergate could force the president to resign, which meant that an even bigger grifter could take his place.
While Nixon ran in 1968 as the solution to American chaos on a Democratic president’s watch, Trump is the cause of the chaos he’s absurdly vowing to fix in a second term.
Leftists and labor had been part of the Democratic Party’s coalition since the New Deal. On May 8, 1970, that came unglued in a violent confrontation in lower Manhattan.
“This is going to be the single most divisive campaign we've ever faced,” the former “Daily Show” host predicted.