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Who Was Involved in the Watergate Scandal?
Remember the names of those involved in the Watergate scandal? In August 1974, Richard Nixon resigned before being impeached.
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Nixon and Davis Jr.: An Odd Couple United by the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity
In 1975, President Nixon granted Sammy Davis Jr. membership to the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity. An odd couple united by their beliefs in economic opportunity, the photo captures a poignant moment in history.
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Photo of Boyish Kennedy and Nixon
Discover a fascinating photo from 1947 featuring a very young John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon as peers during their time in the House of Representatives.
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The National Archives Uncovers Richard Nixon's Resignation Letter, Initialed by Henry Kissinger
The National Archives has uncovered a rare image of Richard Nixon's resignation letter, initialed by Henry Kissinger at 11:35 a.m. on August 9th, 1974. Check out the letter here!
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A Look Back at President Nixon at the Senators Opening Day Game in 1969
Take a look back at President Nixon at the Washington Senators versus the New York Yankees baseball game on Opening Day in 1969. See the fun color photograph and learn more about this moment in history.
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What to Wear to the 1969 Inauguration: A Guide to Appropriate Attire
Get a glimpse into the past and learn what was considered appropriate attire for the 1969 inauguration of Richard Nixon. Learn more about the formal dress code and where to buy a "Club Coat" for the ceremony.
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James Brown at Richard Nixon's Inauguration: Wait, What?
Believe it or not, James Brown, Godfather of Soul, performed at Richard Nixon's 1969 inauguration. Learn why he accepted the gig and how his relationship with Nixon changed over time.
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The Incredible Watergate Ad That Ran in the Washington Post on the Morning of President Nixon's 1969 Inauguration
Take a look at the incredible ad placed by the Watergate complex in the Washington Post on the day of President Nixon's 1969 inauguration. You can click the image to view a larger copy.
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Senator Nixon Signs Discriminatory Restrictive Covenant
Richard Nixon, senator from California and Vice President of the United States once signed a restrictive covenant preventing African-Americans from buying his home in American University Park.
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A Look Back at President Nixon During the Watergate Scandal
Take a look back at President Nixon during the Watergate scandal and see how the American Presidency was redefined. Watch the video and see the intimidating photo of Richard Nixon. Visit Ghosts of DC to learn more!
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John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address: An Analysis of One of the Most Powerful Speeches of All Time
An in-depth look at one of the most powerful and important inaugural addresses of all time. Read the text or watch the full speech to see why this is something worth watching in its entirety. Includes a famous quote, start watching at 13:45.
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