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The Nixon-Ford Years (Presidential Profiles)


Born in 1913 in Yorba Linda, California, Richard Nixon became the 37th president of the United States. After winning a second term in office in 1972, he was forced to resign at the threat of impeachment for his involvement with the Watergate scandal. Vice President Gerald Ford stepped in as acting president, but had little success gaining favor with the American public as they recovered from both the scandal of his predecessor and the Vietnam War. "The Nixon-Ford Years" is an informative reference to these administrations. A section of more than 350 biographical entries covers all the key personalities connected to that administration; a chronology spans the history of the administration; and a sizable appendix includes important documents such as inaugural addresses, important presidential speeches, tables listing the members of the White House staff, cabinet members, members of Congress and the Senate, and more. Biographical entries include: Spiro T. Agnew; Carl Bernstein; Archibald Cox; John D. Ehrlichman; William Mark Felt; Alexander Haig; James R. Hoffa; E. Howard Hunt; Henry A. Kissinger; Edmund Muskie; Gloria Steinem; Robert Woodward; and many others.

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