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The Mafia’s President: Nixon and the Mob

by Don Fulsom Unbeknownst to most people even now, the election of 1968 placed the patron saint of the Mafia in the White House. In other words, Richard Nixon would go on to not only lead a criminal presidency; he

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The Vietnam War’s Effect on Nixon’s 1968 Win

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by James E. Wright By the fall of 1968, a majority of Americans agreed that Vietnam was the nation’s major problem—as they had pretty consistently affirmed for the previous three years. Increasingly, there was a mood that it was time to

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Posted in Military History

Son Tay Raid Revisited

By Callie Oettinger They thought we were heroes, but most of us that were the Raiders, pulled our one-year tour in Vietnam and then came home. These POWs were there 5-to-7 years. They carried on the battle. They did not

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