Rachel Maddow reports on new evidence of Richard Nixon acting to prolong the Vietnam War to help win office, and points out that while Democrats have correctly recognized that the war in Iraq was a mistake based on lies, Republicans are busy trying to rewrite history rather that learn its lessons.
Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the New York Times Book Review, shares details from this weekend’s issues which focuses on books breaking ground on the way we think about American presidents. The National Memo’s Joe Conason also joins the discussion to talk about the tense relationship between Dwight Eisen
In this combo photo, U.S. President Richard Nixon and his wife Pat Nixon have light moments at a huge stone elephant, left, on Feb. 24, 1972; while at right, Nixon's grandson Christopher Cox and his wife Andrea Catsimatidisat visit the same spot at the Ming Tomb, north of Beijing, on May 4, 2013.
Former US President Richard Nixon speaks at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, in this May 20, 1987 file photo. Nixon, a divisive figure in U.S. politics who became the only sitting president ever to leave office when he resigned over the Watergate scandal, would be turning 100 years old this
Former US President Richard Nixon and his daughter Tricia Nixon Cox applaud during a memorial service in New York in this December 29, 1993, file photo. Nixon, a divisive figure in U.S. politics who became the only sitting president ever to leave office when he resigned over the Watergate scandal, w