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Biographies - Icons of History, Season 1, Episode 9

Richard Nixon

Biographies - Icons of History

by Rick Manning
Scott Harris

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Twice elected vice-president under Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon then lost the 1960 presidential election to John F. Kennedy. Nixon re-emerged and won the presidency in 1968 and again in 1972. His administration de-escalated the war in Vietnam and established relations with China. However, due to the Watergate scandal, he was the first president to ever resign from office.


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English

Twice elected vice-president under Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon then lost the 1960 presidential election to John F. Kennedy. Nixon re-emerged and won the presidency in 1968 and again in 1972. His administration de-escalated the war in Vietnam and established relations with China. However, due to the Watergate scandal, he was the first president to ever resign from office.


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