Richard Nixon was elected President of the USA in 1968 and served until his impeachment and resignation from office in 1974.


See what happened when a Disney animated a political advert

This is from the 1952 US Presidential election, animated by Roy Disney, nephew of Walt. Quite fun – and also a healthy reminder about slipping into believing that politics now is awful compared to an imagined previous Golden Age. … Read the full post »


Lessons from Canadian politics

British political commentators love looking to the US. It’s why mention “TV leader debates” and you won’t have to wait long until someone mentions the 1960 JFK versus Nixon affair but you’ll have to wait an awful long time until someone mentions the earlier 1950s pioneering effort in Sweden. … Read the full post »