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NIXONNIXON D.C. Survivor ?. Campaigning in ’68 & ‘72 1968- Riots, armed guards, protests… –MLK, April –RFK, June –Dems Divide… –Nixon squeeker 1972- Victory.

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1 NIXONNIXON D.C. Survivor ?

2 Campaigning in ’68 & ‘ Riots, armed guards, protests… –MLK, April –RFK, June –Dems Divide… –Nixon squeeker Victory assured? –Dem anti-war platform –Leaks & plumbers –Landslide…

3 DOMESTIC POLICY Economic Woes ↓ Wage/Price Controls Power returned to states? Economic Woes ↓ Wage/Price Controls Power returned to states?

4 FOREIGN POLICY Vietnamization → “Peace with Honor” “Big” China (PRC) vs. “Taiwan” China (RC) USSR

5 WATERGATE (Not your ordinary Apartment complex)

6 Shhh! Watergate Office Complex, Washington D.C. C.R.E.E.P, Cover-Up & Payoffs

7 The Washington Post

8 T.V. Hearings Senate Special Committee

9 White House Tapes

10 …then he resigns! Meanwhile Agnew’s sworn in…

11 Impeachment proceedings begin…

12 Nixon Resigns I sure hope Ford pardons me!

13 Reflection Questions 1. Nixon regularly makes the list of the best US Foreign policy presidents. Explain why. 2. Where would you draw the line for impeaching a government official? 3. List two things that you learned that were interesting &/or that you will remember easily a month from now.


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