Pat Buchanan, Richard Nixon, and the Search for the Lost Republican Presidential Coalition

Pat Buchanan, Richard Nixon, and the Search for the Lost Republican Presidential Coalition

By James B. Pinkerton at Breitbart “Buchanan tells the story well, and he bolsters his tale with copious evidence from those days—not just his first-hand memories as a major participant in the campaign, but also abundant news clips and archival campaign memos. The man is obviously a packrat, and for the sake of history, that’s […]

Here’s What Barack Obama and Richard Nixon Have in Common on Foreign Policy

Here’s What Barack Obama and Richard Nixon Have in Common on Foreign Policy

By Michael Smerconish at The Philadelphia Inquirer Last week, I ran this comparison past Pat Buchanan, who just wrote The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority. Buchanan was at Nixon’s side from January 1966 through the end of his presidency in August 1974. Does he see the similarity? […]

Buchanan: Watergate Was No Different Than Democrat Admins Harassing MLK

Buchanan: Watergate Was No Different Than Democrat Admins Harassing MLK

By Scott Greer, Associate Editor at The Daily Caller The presidency of Richard Nixon will be forever associated with the black mark of the Watergate scandal, and has influenced the way millions of Americans perceive his legacy. In the third part of The Daily Caller’s interview with Pat Buchanan — who was one of Nixon’s […]

Blaze Books In-depth Interview With Pat Buchanan

Blaze Books In-depth Interview With Pat Buchanan

Senior advisor to president’s Nixon, Ford and Reagan, three-time presidential candidate and syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan sits down with Ben Weingarten of TheBlaze Books to discuss why Tea Partiers should read a book about Nixon, the controversial “Southern Strategy,” President Obama’s Cloward-Piven foreign policy, whether there is any chance Republicans will not cave on immigration […]

A Conversation With Pat Buchanan On His New Book, Richard Nixon, and the Making of a President.

A Conversation With Pat Buchanan On His New Book, Richard Nixon, and the Making of a President.

By Ryan James Girdusky – The American Spectator Pat Buchanan’s latest book, The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority, chronicles the political resurrection of Richard Nixon after he suffered defeats in the presidential election of 1960 and California gubernatorial election of 1962. It’s a fantastic read, giving an insider’s […]

When a Young Pat Buchanan Met Nixon: “You’re Not as Conservative as Bill Buckley, Are You?”

When a Young Pat Buchanan Met Nixon: “You’re Not as Conservative as Bill Buckley, Are You?”

By Patrick J. Buchanan via Rare.Us A conservative since I can remember, I had been a backer of Barry Goldwater from the day Richard Nixon conceded in 1960. Arriving at the St. Louis Globe-Democrat from Columbia Journalism School in June 1962, I had maneuvered myself onto the editorial page by August. The Globe-Democrat had backed Goldwater […]

Is Nixon’s Resurrection Relevant to Today’s GOP?

Is Nixon’s Resurrection Relevant to Today’s GOP?

By Patrick J. Buchanan One question I am asked while on tour for my new book, “The Greatest Comeback,” on the resurrection of Richard Nixon, is: Does Nixon’s rise, from crushing defeats in 1960 and 1962, and the debacle his party suffered in 1964, to capturing the White House and beginning a string of five […]

Pat Buchanan’s Campaign Chronicle of the 1960s

Pat Buchanan’s Campaign Chronicle of the 1960s

By Terence P. Jeffrey at CNS News The Greatest Comeback is a page-turning narrative… a great story told by a great storyteller… Shortly before Richard Nixon was going to formally announce that he would be running again for president in 1968, Pat Buchanan and Rose Mary Woods, two of his closest aides, presented him with […]

Buchanan to Salon: A Populist Conservative Candidate Could Beat Hillary

Buchanan to Salon: A Populist Conservative Candidate Could Beat Hillary

By Scott Porch at Salon.Com A populist conservative might beat Hillary, he tells Salon — while taking on MSNBC, McCain, the Tea Party and more After losing the presidential election in 1960 and the California governor’s race in 1962, Nixon famously told reporters: “You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore.” Soon after, he set up […]