A one recto/verso biography of the 37th President of the US, covering his family background, education, career path before presidency, personal philosophy and character as well as the major foreign policy challenge he faced during his mandate and the domestic issues that influenced it (1,700 words).
[...] - Nixon came back in 1968 and won the Republican presidential nomination. He is the first president of the US to have run for presidency a second time after loosing a first campaign. This time, he called for the help of the best media consultants who succeeded in building up the image of a new and more mature Nixon. - He eventually won the election of 1968 against H. Humphrey by a margin of less than 1 percent of the popular vote. [...]
[...] - In 1946, a group of Southern Californian Republican drafted him as a Congressional candidate. Eventually, he got a seat on the House Un- American Activities Committee. He was re-elected in 1948. - Ran for the Senate in 1950. During his campaigns, Nixon always tried to unscrupulously discredit his opponents by portraying them as having connections with the Soviets or with communism at least. - In 1952, D. Eisenhower gave him the vice presidential nomination. As vice-president, he burnished his reputation for foreign policy expertise with travelling to dozens of countries. [...]
[...] Alaric AUDARD US Foreign Policy Dr. L.M. Cummings Presidential Presentation (Tue. 07/03/06 3-4pm) PRESIDENT Richard NIXON (37th President of the US / 1969-1974) Born: January 9th in Yorba Linda, California Political Party: Republican Vice-Presidents: Spiro T. Agnew, Gerald R. Ford Religion: Society of Friends (Quaker) Died: April 22nd in New-York Family Background: - Grew up in East Whittier, a small California town where his parents hold a grocery store and a gas station in which Richard learned the value of hard work. [...]