Category Archives: Politics

Nixon tapes

Nixon Tapes http://www.nixontapes.org/ A number of organizations have offered the general public selections from the secret tapes made by President Richard Nixon between 1971 and 1973, but the Nixon Tapes project under the direction of Professor Luke A. Nichter at … Continue reading

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YouTube on Capitol Hill

For a closer look at the happenings on Capitol Hill check out YouTube’s new channels, The Senate Hub and The House Hub.  Content will include video postings from Senators and Representatives, behind-the-scenes footage, clips of floor speeches and committee hearings.

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Presidential libraries

The other day I posted about the National Archives and Records Administration and in the post I mentioned the link to the Presidential libraries.  If you checked it out you were probably surprised that there were not more libraries listed.  … Continue reading

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The American Presidency Project

The American Presidency Project, from the University of California-Santa Barbara, is one of the most comprehensive Web resources on the U.S. presidency with over 78,000 documents covering all 43 presidencies.  It includes access to public papers, executive orders, proclamations, addresses, … Continue reading

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The internet and the election

Here are some interesting statistics from the Pew Internet & American Life Project on the 2008 election and internet usage. 46% of Americans have used the internet, email or cell phone text messaging to get news about the campaign, share … Continue reading

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Political Web resources

With the Democratic and Republican National Conventions over we are in the home stretch before the big election. Since we still have a couple of months to go I decided to put together a list of political Web resources for … Continue reading

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