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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe Reveals the Political References That George Lucas Worked Into Episodes I - VI

Jim Hill | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As Chris Taylor points out in his terrific new book, How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise, there has always been a political component to these motion pictures.

Nixon Library Releases Previously Classified Audio

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Newly declassified segments from the diary of President Richard Nixon's chief-of-staff provide a detailed, subtle portrait ...

Forty Years After Nixon Resigned: How Lobbyists Prepared for the Ford Transition

Heath Brown | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Heath Brown

There's an irony to how Ford ended up in the White House. The secretive nature of the Nixon White House was its ultimate downfall, but those chosen to rebuild the institution approached the transition with a similar level of secrecy.

LISTEN: Richard Nixon Calls Aristotle A 'Homo,' Warns Of Dangers Of Homosexuality On TV

Posted 08.02.2013 | Gay Voices

An audio recording of former U.S. President Richard Nixon spouting off an anti-gay rant has surfaced. CNN published an excerpt from the tape, whic...

Nixon Library Reunion To Honor Vietnam POWs

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

YORBA LINDA, Calif. — U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Doug Burns was on a night reconnaissance mission searching for enemy trucks when he was shot down ...

How The Seven Biggest Presidential Speeches On The Economy Failed

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: President Barack Obama will give a speech before a joint session of Congress this week, in which he will lay out a job creation pl...

Turning Lemons into Lemonade: 11 Components of a Social Media Crisis Plan

Paula Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Paula Berg

While crises are never welcome or wished for, they are a fact of life and an opportunity -- an obligation, even -- to show the world what you're really made of.