External Web Sites
Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's twentieth-anniversary television series. Select the page on Richard Nixon to find facts about his personal life and public service, and links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography.
Directory of the United States Congress: Richard Nixon
This publication contains a short biography of every member
of Congress from 1774 to the present, including
who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1950 and the U.S. Senate from 1950 to 1953. It also provides
a selected bibliography and
a list of research
collections related to Nixon.
Foreign Relations of the United States. Nixon-Ford Administrations
The Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity, including from the Nixon-Ford Administrations.
“Gavel-to-Gavel”: The Watergate Scandal and Public Television
The American Archive of Public Broadcasting Web site presents gavel-to-gavel television coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings in 1973. The presentation provides access to all the coverage, a highlights reel, episode guide, and an essay putting the coverage into historical perspective. The site is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and Boston public broadcaster WGBH.
The Miller Center of Public Affairs
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about Richard Nixon and his life
before, during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally
provides biographical information about the cabinet officials
who served in his administration.
Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
The Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. This site presents a virtual library that contains documents, White House tapes, online exhibits, a photo gallery, and a timeline. It also includes a page for students and teachers.
The Richard Nixon Foundation
The Richard Nixon Foundation is a privately supported, non-profit institution dedicated to educating the public about the life, legacy, and times of the Thirty-Seventh President.
United States Senate: Richard Nixon, 36th Vice President
The Senate Historical Office presents a biographical article on Richard Nixon that examines his political career.
The Watergate Files
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum presents an online exhibition on the Watergate scandal.