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09
Aug

August 9, 1974: The President Resigns

On August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon became the first President in American history to resign following his televised announcement the night before. After two years of bitter public debate over the Watergate scandals …

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07
Aug

At APSA, Evaluating a Democracy in Crisis

During this year’s annual American Political Science Association conference in Boston from August 30 – September 2, conference attendees will consider Democracy and Its Discontents—how current dilemmas of democracy provoke scholars to work …

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26
Jul

Carleton Watkins at Yosemite Falls

Best known for his pictures of Yosemite Valley and the nearby Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias, Carleton Watkins made his first trip there in 1861 just as the Civil War was beginning. …

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