Primarily driven by increased access to various documents from the presidency of Richard M. Nixon
, scholarship on the most controversial presidency in American history has reached new intensity, insight, and understanding.
Washington, June 18 -- Republican Party presidential nominee at the 1960 election Richard M. Nixon
, the incumbent vice president, lost the election to Democratic Party John F.
Johnson's presidency have confirmed long-held rumors that in 1968, then-presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon
worked to sabotage Vietnam War peace talks.
Buchanan during the Richard M. Nixon
Centennial celebration in Washington, D.C., on January 9, 2013.
(11) James Buchanan and Richard M. Nixon
certainly qualify as archetypical bad presidents.
"Vietnam is still with us," according to Henry Kissinger, who was President Richard M. Nixon
's Secretary of State and National Security Adviser in the late 1960s and early '70s.
But he was known to the wider world as the reporter whose question to President Richard M. Nixon
elicited his reply, "I'm not a crook."
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, the President, Second, the Supreme Court, television, The Washington Post, Bob Woodward
One of the three articles of impeachment that came out of the House Judiciary Committee in 1974 said: "Using the powers of the office of President of the United States, Richard M. Nixon
, in violation of his constitutional oath faithfully to execute the office of President of the United States and, to the best of his ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and in disregard of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, has repeatedly engaged in conduct violating the constitutional rights of citizens."
Here is another book that gives insights into the enigmatic nature of Richard M. Nixon
, the only president to resign from office.