1. In 1969, Richard Nixon worked to increase awareness for minority hiring by establishing the "Philadelphia Plan" and additional affirmative action programs.
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17. In 1974, Richard Nixon resigned from the Presidency due to the events surrounding Watergate.
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20. Richard Nixon sought to improve relations with China by becoming the first President to meet with Chinese leaders in Peking in 1972.
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29. Richard Nixon graduated 2nd in his class at Whittier College and 3rd in his class at Duke University School of Law.
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30. In 1978, Richard Nixon published RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon, an intensely personal examination of his life, public career and White House years; the book became a best-seller.
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31. Richard Nixon was pardoned by President Ford on September 8, 1974.
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33. Richard Nixon faced the decision of either escalating the war further to secure South Vietnam from communism or withdrawing forces to end involvement in an increasingly unpopular war.
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34. Richard Nixon sensed an opportunity to shift the Cold War balance of power toward the West, and he sent secret messages to Chinese officials to open a dialogue.
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37. Richard Nixon launched his bid for the presidency in early 1960, facing little opposition in the Republican primaries.
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41. Richard Nixon became the first US president to resign from office on 9 August 1974, amid the Watergate scandal, dwindling public approval, and the looming prospect of impeachment.
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45. Richard Nixon was taken to New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan, initially alert but unable to speak or to move his right arm or leg.
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47. Richard Nixon wrote guest articles for many publications both during the campaign and after Reagan's victory.
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49. Richard Nixon was shunned by American diplomats and by most ministers of the James Callaghan government.
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50. Richard Nixon was under subpoena for the trial of three of his former aides—Dean, Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman—and The Washington Post, disbelieving his illness, printed a cartoon showing Nixon with a cast on the "wrong foot".
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52. Richard Nixon nominated two Southern conservatives, Clement Haynsworth and G Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court, but neither was confirmed by the Senate.
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53. Richard Nixon called the conversation "the most historic phone call ever made from the White House".
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59. Richard Nixon sought some arrangement which would permit American forces to withdraw, while leaving South Vietnam secure against attack.
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60. Richard Nixon stressed that the crime rate was too high, and attacked what he perceived as a surrender by the Democrats of the United States' nuclear superiority.
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62. Richard Nixon campaigned on his experience, but Kennedy called for new blood and claimed the Eisenhower–Nixon administration had allowed the Soviet Union to overtake the US in ballistic missiles.
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65. Richard Nixon maintained friendly relations with his fellow anti-communist, the controversial Wisconsin senator, Joseph McCarthy, but was careful to keep some distance between himself and McCarthy's allegations.
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66. Richard Nixon resigned his commission on New Year's Day 1946.
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73. Richard Nixon waged an unsuccessful presidential campaign in 1960, narrowly losing to John F Kennedy, and lost a race for governor of California to Pat Brown in 1962.
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75. President Richard Nixon resigned in August 1974, leading to Democrats' pickup of 49 seats that fall.
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76. President Richard Nixon had a speech prepared in case the Apollo 11 crew never returned—specifically, if Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin got stuck on the Moon.
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83. Former President Richard Nixon was distraught throughout the interment and delivered a tribute to her inside the library building.
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86. Richard Nixon supported Ronald Reagan for president in 1980, making television appearances portraying himself as, in biographer Stephen Ambrose's words, "the senior statesman above the fray".
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87. Richard Nixon had a private meeting with Deng and visited Beijing again in mid-1979.
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96. Richard Nixon stated that he was resigning for the good of the country and asked the nation to support the new president, Gerald Ford.
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97. In November, Richard Nixon's lawyers revealed that a tape of conversations held in the White House on June 20, 1972 had an 18½-minute gap.
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99. Richard Nixon entered his name on the New Hampshire primary ballot on January 5, 1972, effectively announcing his candidacy for reelection.
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