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History: The State Department and the Madman, 1969-1970

Richard Nixon took office with a bold strategy to end the Vietnam War. "I call it the Madman Theory, Bob," he explained to Bob Haldeman, his White House Chief of Staff. Read more


  • Croydon Heritage: Aviation, Education, Inspiration!

    Croydon Heritage: Aviation, Education, Inspiration!

    Croydon isn't thought of as a heritage destination, but its annual Festival highlights the amazing history to be found there. As this year's festival approaches... Read more

    The 25 May 2017 by   Carolineld
  • Stories from the Stacks Vol. 2: “Unidentified”

    Stories from Stacks Vol. “Unidentified”

    Contributed by Stacy Young, University of Akron student/CCHP Student Assistant.CCHP: What led you to us?SY: I previously attended the Museums and Archives... Read more

    The 25 May 2017 by   Chp
  • Pauling’s Final Libel Suits

    Pauling’s Final Libel Suits

    Editorial cartoon published by the Anti-Communist League of York County.Linus Pauling’s tendency toward litigation during the 1960s has been well-documented on... Read more

    The 24 May 2017 by   Scarc
  • The Challenge of Scientific Discovery

    Challenge Scientific Discovery

    Linus Pauling, 1967Fifty years ago, Linus Pauling found himself in a typically busy mode of life. The year 1967 started in Honolulu, Hawaii, where the... Read more

    The 17 May 2017 by   Scarc
  • A Lifelong Quest for Peace

    Lifelong Quest Peace

    Pauling and Ikeda at Soka University in Los Angeles, 1987[Part 2 of 2 in a series on Pauling’s interactions with Daisaku Ikeda. Read more

    The 10 May 2017 by   Scarc
  • Above the Scaffolding

    Above Scaffolding

    The stunning Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College has entered a new phase of conservation work. After the newly-bright West Wall was unveiled, cleaned an... Read more

    The 09 May 2017 by   Carolineld
  • Pauling and Ikeda

    Pauling Ikeda

    Daisaku Ikeda, 2010[Part 1 of 2]“If the people are not misled by false statements by politicians and authorities, they will recognize the need for world peace... Read more

    The 03 May 2017 by   Scarc
  • Eiffel's Edwardian Laboratory at Work

    Eiffel's Edwardian Laboratory Work

    Gustave Eiffel was always keen for the Eiffel Tower to be more than simply a tourist attraction. Originally built for the Universal Exhibition of 1889, it... Read more

    The 30 April 2017 by   Carolineld
  • Dinner in Camelot: What an Evening 55 Years Ago Tells Us Today

    Dinner Camelot: What Evening Years Tells Today

    Science News Letter, May 12, 1962[Ed Note: Today we are pleased to publish this guest post authored by Joseph A. Esposito, who served in three presidential... Read more

    The 26 April 2017 by   Scarc
  • Glimpses into the History of Psychology Through Artifacts

    Glimpses into History Psychology Through Artifacts

    -contributed by Veronica Bagley, undergraduate student in the Museums Archives Certificate Program.What do a polygraph kit, ouija board, and Stanford Prison... Read more

    The 25 April 2017 by   Chp