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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Presidents: Richard Nixon
Aired:
10/13/2008
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Richard Nixon is examined.

 


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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Nixon

Aired Monday, October 13, at 9:00 p.m. on CPTV

One of the most controversial and enduring figures on the American political landscape, Richard Nixon was at the center of American politics for 25 years. “Nixon” explores the fateful combination of strengths and weaknesses that propelled him to the presidency, then brought him down. From his boyhood in Yorba Linda, California, his days as a young anti-Communist crusader, his foreign policy initiatives in China and the Soviet Union, to his resignation from the presidency in the face of likely impeachment in 1974, Nixon was distinguished by his ability to come back from defeat. Learn more…


 
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