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  • Nixon Memo
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    The Nixon Memo is a case study of Richard Nixon's quest for political rehabilitation by Marvin Kalb. At issue is the key role of this former president of the United States who is best known for his involvement in the famous Watergate scandal. Nixon was trying to clean up his name in the post-cold war debate about aiding Russia in its uncertain revolution. Kalb, begins his book on March 10, 1992. Nixon had just written a private memo critical of President George Bush's policy toward Russia to his...
  • Richard Milhous Nixon
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    Richard M. Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon came from a family with a strong heritage. Hisfather's side of the family were Methodists originally from Scotland. Then, in the early 1600's, they migrated to Ireland, and to America in the 1730's. His grandfather, George Nixon, died in the Battle of Gettysburg during the Civil war. Richard's father, Frank Nixon, was born in Ohio. His mother died when he was only 7, and he left home when he was only 14. He went from town to town doing odd jobs and eventual...
  • President Richard Nixon And George McGovern
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    The Presidential election of 1972 had two strong candidates, President Richard Nixon and George McGovern. There were many issues which had a great deal of importance to the election. The Vietnam war and the stability of the economy at the time were two main factors. The election ended in one the largest political scandals in U.S. history, being the Watergate break-in, and cover-up, by President Richard Nixon. The Democratic party had a large selection of candidates from which to choose for the p...
  • Richard Nixon
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    Richard Milhous Nixon, the 37th President of the United States of America, was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda in Southern California to Francis A. and Hannah Milhous Nixon. Nixon had a very rough childhood. Due to the illness of Richard's brother, his mother was rarely around. Richard's father was a very loud man who would beat his sons and enjoyed arguing with everyone, especially when it came to politics. Richard had to help out at the family gas station and grocery store while he was ...
  • Watergate Scandal Richard Millhouse Nixon
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    All The President's Men Richard Nixon's first term as president will always be connected with the Watergate scandal, the biggest political scandal in United States history. Various illegal activities were conducted including burglary, wire tapping, violations of campaign financing laws, sabotage, and attempted use of government agencies to harm political opponents to help Richard Nixon win reelection in the 1972 presidential elections. There were about 40 people charged with crimes related to th...
  • Nixon's Presidency And Watergate
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    Watergate, the popular name for the political scandal and constitutional crisis which broke out in 1972 during the presidential reign of Richard Nixon, remains a mysterious happening even today. Some details, people, events, degrees of involvement, and reasons are still unresolved. But what began as a third-rate burglary on June 17, 1972 escalated into a full-blown scandal that had a resounding effect on how many Americans viewed the government of their country. Richard Nixon's presidency and Wa...
  • Nixon's Early Life
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    It is natural to want to trace a person's actions during his adult years to his early life. Richard M. Nixon is no different. Throughout his political career, he exhibited a fire within a fierce will to settle scores and triumph over others. A difficult upbringing scorned Nixon for life. Since he was raised in a lower-class, struggling family, Richard always felt a hatred of those who had it easy in life. He felt that since he had to work to achieve success, all others should have to do the same...
  • Vice President Nixon
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    Richard Mill house Nixon, our 37th President of the United States was born on January 9, 1913 on Yorba Linda California. Nixon attended different elementary schools trough out Yorba Linda, Whittier, and Fullerton. In high school Nixon played football, and he also got into debating. After high school Nixon attended Whittier Collage, where he became president of the student body and also won many debating awards. When he graduated Whittier collage in 1934, he received a scholarship to Duke Univers...
  • Nixon And The Watergate Scandal
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    The Watergate scandal of the early 1970's was a scandal of such great proportion that it could have caused our capitalist government to collapse like the Roman Empire. Watergate left the American people feeling used by all politicians. Since their trust was violated, cynicism stayed with the American people for years afterward. It has been proven that Richard Nixon, the President of the United States, hired seven men to break into the Watergate hotel and bug the Democratic headquarters to find o...
  • Richard Nixon
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    The author of In Search of Nixon, Bruce Mazlish, a professor of history, received his Ph. D. from Columbia University. Western intellectual and cultural history as well as science and technology are his areas of interest and expertise. He is also intrigued with the culture of capitalism and history of the sciences. He is an authority in the interdisciplinary field of psycho history as well as historical methodology. He has recently tried at an effort to conceptualize global history. He is a fell...
  • Richard Nixon
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    Anne Marie Glock Mrs. Bailey English 11 21 April 2003 Richard M. Nixon and the Watergate Scandal Richard Nixon was the thirty-seventh president of the United States. He was very deceitful (The American President). Nixon told men to break into the Watergate Hotel, he had phone lines bugged, and he taped many White House conversations. Richard Nixon was elected to the House of Representatives in 1947. In 1952 he became a member of the United States Senate and was running for Vice President with Ei...
  • President Richard Nixon From 1972
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    Watergate affair, in U.S. history, series of scandals involving the administration of President Richard M. Nixon; more specifically, the burglarizing of the Democratic party national headquarters in the Watergate apartment complex in Washington, D.C. The Watergate affair signifies the web of political scandals that plagued President Richard Nixon from 1972 until his resignation in 1974. The beginning of the Watergate scandal began in June 1971, when the Pentagon Papers were published. In Septemb...
  • Gerald Ford President Ford
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    Gerald Ford President Ford was born on July 14th, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born to Dorothy Gardner King and Leslie King. Their marriage ended a short time later. When his mother remarried a man by the name of Gerald R. Ford she legally changed her sons name from Leslie Lynch King to Gerald R. Ford. President Ford had three half brothers all younger than him. Their names were Thomas, Richard, and James. When the Fords needed more room than they had in their other house they moved into a t...

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