1968 Richard Nixon Speech

Former Vice President Nixon (R-CA) accepted the nomination to be the 1968 Republican candidate for president of the United States. In… read more

Former Vice President Nixon (R-CA) accepted the nomination to be the 1968 Republican candidate for president of the United States. In his remarks he called for new leadership, and end to domestic protests and violence, and a voice for America’s silent majority. He also said he would seek to negotiate peace in Vietnam and work toward the goal of “an open world.” The 1968 Republican National Convention was held in the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Richard Norton Smith recorded an introduction to the speech at some time in 2008. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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1968 Richard Nixon Speech

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Program ID:
4022-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Convention
Location:
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2012

Airing Details

  • Aug 30, 2008 | 9:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2008 | 4:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2012 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 2012 | 3:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2012 | 2:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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