Richard Nixon will always be remembered for resigning from the Presidency in the wake of the Watergate scandal. And while the "–gate" suffix has become part of the American political lexicon, Nixon’s obsession with image and spin has had an almost equally significant impact on our nation’s history. Historian David Greenberg takes a fresh look at Nixon and how he brought image-making to the forefront of American politics.


  • David Greenberg Author, "Nixon's Shadow" (WW Norton)

Related Links


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Revisiting The Decision To Drop The Bomb

Thursday, May 18 2023As President Biden's visit to Hiroshima dredges up memories of World War II, Diane talks to historian Evan Thomas about his new book, "Road to Surrender," the story of America's decision to drop the atomic bomb.