1968 Presidential Election
Professor Michael Nelson talked about how and why Richard Nixon’s victory in the 1968 presidential election came at a pivotal time in… read more
Professor Michael Nelson talked about how and why Richard Nixon’s victory in the 1968 presidential election came at a pivotal time in American politics. 1968 was marked by the assassinations of Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Professor Nelson argued that President Nixon won over an alienated electorate and united a country in turmoil.
This event was hosted by the Southern Methodist University Center for Presidential History. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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