Hace 1 día · t. e. Richard Nixon 's tenure as the 37th president of the United States began with his first inauguration on January 20, 1969, and ended when he resigned on August 9, 1974, in the face of almost certain impeachment and removal from office, the only U.S. president ever to do so.
Hace 2 días · The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal in the United States involving the administration of President Richard Nixon from 1972 to 1974 that led to Nixon's resignation. The scandal stemmed from the Nixon administration 's attempts to cover up its involvement in the June 17, 1972, break-in of the Democratic National ...
Hace 5 días · Republican Richard Nixon and his advisor Kevin P. Phillips are often credited with having developed the Southern strategy that consolidated the Republican hold on the entire South. Elected president in 1968 and 1972, Nixon knew that Republicans could no longer speak of segregation and white rule directly without alienating moderate voters.
Hace 13 horas · (From onthisday.com) 1972: Richard Nixon becomes the first U.S. President to visit China, normalizing relations between the countries in a meeting with Chinese leader Mao Zedong in Beijing
Hace 2 días · Richard Nixon was able to win the Electoral College, dominating several regions in the Western United States, Midwest, Upland South, and portions of the Northeast, while winning the popular vote by a relatively small 511,944 votes over Democratic nominee Hubert Humphrey.
Hace 1 día · Johnson’s successor, Richard Nixon, was a man of no less ambition and certainly not above dubious means of gaining and maintaining power. But he had his limits, too. On the evening of August 8, 1974, Nixon addressed the nation from the same Oval Office from which Johnson had shook the world with his announcement six years earlier.