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 (nĭk′sən), Richard Milhous 1913-1994.
The 37th president of the United States (1969-1974). Vice president (1953-1961) under Dwight D. Eisenhower, he lost the 1960 presidential election to John F. Kennedy. Elected president in 1968, he visited China (1972) and established détente with the USSR. Although he increased US military involvement in Southeast Asia, he eventually withdrew US troops from the region. After Congress recommended three articles of impeachment for Nixon's involvement in the Watergate scandal, he resigned from office (1974).


, Thelma Catherine Ryan Known as "Pat." 1912-1993.
First lady of the United States (1969-1974) as the wife of President Richard M. Nixon. She worked to make the White House more accessible for disabled and visually impaired people.


(Biography) Richard M(ilhous). 1913–94, US Republican politician; 37th president from 1969 until he resigned over the Watergate scandal in 1974
Nixonian adj


(ˈnɪk sən)
Richard M(ilhous), 1913–94, 37th president of the U.S., 1969–74 (resigned).
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Noun1.Nixon - vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United StatesNixon - vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
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The chartered accountants whom Albert Nixon had employed for thirty years happened to have a vacancy for an articled pupil, and would take Philip for a fee of three hundred pounds.
Nixon, an American gentleman, to whose kindness I was much indebted during the four days I stayed at his house.
But this didn't quite suit his fastidious taste in another minute, being too shiny; so, as they walk up the town, they dive into Nixon's the hatter's, and Tom is arrayed, to his utter astonishment, and without paying for it, in a regulation cat-skin at seven-and- sixpence, Nixon undertaking to send the best hat up to the matron's room, School-house, in half an hour.
Vell now,' said Sam, 'you've been a-prophecyin' away, wery fine, like a red-faced Nixon, as the sixpenny books gives picters on.
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Nearing the end of his life, Richard Nixon claimed that he would be remembered for two things-Watergate and the opening to China.
Mr L Moorhouse Ms B Nixon MR Lee Moorhouse and Ms Bernadette Nixon were married at St Stephen's Church, Lindley.
Don Fulsom (former White House correspondent and a Washington bureau chief of United Press International) presents Treason: Nixon and the 1968 Election, a stinging indictment of Richard Nixon's allegedly criminal actions leading up to the 1968 presidential election.
Most people who shoot themselves in the foot only pull the trigger once, but Richard Nixon was not most people, and in October 1973 the pressures he faced as president were decidedly different from those of most presidents.
Nixon has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.
FORMER US President Richard Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev met during the height of the Cold War - and discussed giving up smoking.
In 1960, a reporter wrote a summation of a Richard Nixon speech in which the candidate said the nation could not rest on its laurels.