Tim Naftali

Historian Tim Naftali

Historian Tim Naftali is the former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and is the author of a forthcoming book on the Kennedy presidency. Before talking with …


Jeffrey Frank and Tim Naftali

But Did Ike Like You Back?

Even a century after Richard Nixon’s birth, his life and political career are still almost always considered in light of his demons and dark side. But former New Yorker editor …


Richard Nixon reads microfilm

How We Got Richard Nixon

In the summer of 1945, Richard Nixon, born a hundred years ago today, was a Navy lieutenant with a law degree and an uncertain future. So it was a thrilling …