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Nix·on(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).
Nixon, 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.
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(Biography) Richard M(ilhous). 1913–94, US Republican politician; 37th president from 1969 until he resigned over the Watergate scandal in 1974
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Richard M(ilhous), 1913–94, 37th president of the U.S., 1969–74 (resigned).
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|Noun||1.||Nixon - vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)|
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