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American Experience; Nixon; Nixon: Strong presence

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08/06/1968

Richard Nixon press conference: "I believe that these must be a negotiated settlement. I do not think that you're going to get a negotiated settlement, however, unless you have the strong military and economic and political presence, and policy which will encourage the enemy to negotiate rather than continue to fight."


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Nixon: Strong presence

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

In this three-hour presentation, Richard Nixon's life and political career are reassessed primarily by those who knew him best. The program chronicles his life from boyhood in Yorba Linda, California, through his days as a young Congressman to his presidency where he astounded the nation with his foreign policy initiatives and then left office in disgrace.

Duration

00:00:47

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Presidents--Election
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Peace
Press conferences
Politics and war
United States--Foreign relations--Asia
Diplomacy
Miami Beach (Fla.)
United States--History, Military--20th century
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Locations
Miami Beach, FL
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 (Speaker)
Publication Information
ABC News VideoSource
Rights Summary

Footage courtesy of ABC News Rights Holder: ABC News VideoSource (http://abcnews.go.com)

Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Nixon; Nixon: Strong presence,” 08/06/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E4C6BBDBC57407A9353E314F5E194CE.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Nixon: Strong presence.” 08/06/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E4C6BBDBC57407A9353E314F5E194CE>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Nixon: Strong presence. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E4C6BBDBC57407A9353E314F5E194CE
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