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vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States

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Oppenheim outlined the argument for higher oil prices sought by the Nixon administration since 1971.
Haldeman and Finch stressed the Nixon administration's achievements and Schlesinger cited its corruption.
A difference between these two presidencies is that the federal government had considerably greater monetary resources at its disposal during the Nixon administration than is currently available.
In 1973, the Nixon administration launched the "Year of Europe" in an attempt to reinvigorate the US-European relationship in key areas of military security, energy, trade, and monetary reform.
Prados and Porter conclude that an "[i]nvestigation into the Nixon administration's inner decisions in the Pentagon Papers affairs fails to establish that there was any overriding national security rationale for the president's actions" (p.
NOT WANTING TO TAKE THE BLAME FOR KILLING THE CHOO-CHOO, THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION PUT INTER-CITY TRAIN SERVICE ON LIFE SUPPORT, AND THUS, AMTRAK WAS BORN.
First, it enables researchers for the first time to use authentic documents to explain the radical transformation the NSC went through during the first months of the Nixon administration, a cumbersome project brought to life by the assistant to the president for national security affairs, Henry Kissinger.
The Nixon administration reacted to the radical reduction in the available supply of oil by imposing price controls and a centrally directed distribution system that allocated oil on the basis of political decisions in Washington, rather than market forces.
Having established a reputation as "that nerd over there in the Pentagon that really likes to review rules," as he puts it, Tozzi later joined the Office of Management and Budget during" the Nixon administration. Tasked with scrutinizing regs churned out by the newly-created Environmental Protection Agency, he became infamous for second-guessing the agency's enforcement efforts.
This was a tactic that was used by the Nixon Administration. The Puerto-Rican independence movement was damaged by this.
In his latest publication, political journalist Conason investigates the current state of American politics, arguing that, for the first time since the Nixon administration, there is the danger that "it" can happen here and that there are significant reasons to be concerned about the state of democracy in the U.S.
It's hard to imagine, given the depths of the Nixon administration's petty vindictiveness and depravity.
Gordon Liddy, the Nixon administration heavy who oversaw the Watergate break-in, earned millions as a lobbyist in the early 1980s before finding an audience on talk radio.
wanted to withdraw with as few entanglements as possible, Hanoi wanted reparations....As Vernon Walters, a senior soldier-diplomat in the Nixon administration, later put it: 'Reparations were sine qua non for peace, [for the] return [of] the prisoners, for everything.'"
While he does mention Nixon's "dark side," little effort is made to determine how and when this dark side shaped policy in the Nixon administration. This link is essential if one wishes to truly understand the underside of the Nixon presidency.