An explaination of England's attempts to regulate colonial trade by passing the Navigation Acts which include adding new taxes and controlling seaports. Americans are angered by the legislation even though it helps stimulate the economy.
Brian Williams with highlights from rare interviews with Richard Nixon from the NBC News archives.
CNBC’s Carmen Wong Ulrich gives some 2009 tax tips for dealing with bankruptcy, unemployment and other problems with the IRS.
Brian Williams with highlights from rare interviews with John F. Kennedy from the NBC News archives.
In 1982, Economist Milton Friedman says the United States has been plagued by erratic ups and downs in monetary growth and the economy. Friedman is in favor of cutting the personal income tax rate in order to raise more revenue.
CNBC's Suze Orman talks about the best ways to take advantage of changes in tax laws to save money in 2009.
NBC's Tom Pettit recaps George H.W. Bush's appearance at the 1988 Republican Convention. During the appearance, Bush recites his infamous line: "Read my lips, no new taxes."
The dramatic end to the Nixon Presidency.
Filing income taxes becomes more complicated as the number and complexity of tax forms increases.
D.C. residents pay $2 billion each year in federal taxes, yet they do not have voting representation in Congress. Now the city is sending lawmakers a protest message, stamped on every D.C. license plate: "Taxation Without Representation."
The tragic death of Robert F. Kennedy, as covered by NBC News.
One of the mast famous broadcasts in television history: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's 1962 tour of the White House.
Charitable contributions can increase a taxpayer's return, but to avoid an IRS audit it must be done correctly.
An explanation of the roots of the Boston tea party, when a band of American colonials led by Samuel Adams are so incensed by the tax on tea that they dump British tea into Boston Harbor.
During their third presidential debate, John McCain questions whether Barack Obama's economic proposals would help the middle class. McCain cites "Joe the Plumber," a small business owner who had complained that Obama's plan would raise his taxes.
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