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It Worked in Theory: Richard Nixon on Strategy in South Vietnam, 1966

Friday, November 30, 2012


Richard M. Nixon chooses this 1966 appearance at the Overseas Press Club to lay out his position on Vietnam, but not before amiably ribbing Democrats and the press.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

VP Debate Preview

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Nia-Malika Henderson, national political reporter for The Washington Post, previews the Vice Presidential debate tonight.

→ Tonight's Coverage: On-Air Preview at 8pm | Watch and Live Chat | Debate Bingo!

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Egypt's President-Elect Makes Surprising Appointments

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Egypt’s president-elect Mohamed Morsi plans to appoint a woman and a Coptic Christian as two of his vice presidents. Will this calm fears about the Muslim Brotherhood?


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Walter Mondale Can't Abide Intolerance — or Secrets

Monday, October 04, 2010

I can't really abide the kind of intolerance and rigidity and kind of shouting. I just wasn't raised that way. The only way to get anywhere is to talk. Judge Learned Hand, the famous judge once said, 'The spirit of liberty begins with the notion that you might be wrong.'

-Walter Mondale, former Vice President of the United States, on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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Vice President Biden Speaks in Israel

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden spoke in Israel this morning in a speech that was billed as one similar to President Obama's address to the Muslim world while in Cairo last year. But Biden's visit to Israel wasn't without incident.


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Joe Biden and the Post-Cheney Vice Presidency

Friday, November 27, 2009

Over the last two years, Vice President Joe Biden has gone from powerful senator to presidential contender to vice president.  As part of that ascension, he has given up some things to gain others, and as James Traub reports in this weekend's New York Times magazine, Biden is creating a job that holds considerable power in the nation's domestic and foreign agendas.

[WEB EXTRA] Listen to more from our interview with James Traub: