Richard "Dick" M. Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a representative and senator from California and was the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. His five years in the White House saw reduction of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, détente with the Soviet Union and China, the Apollo 11 Moon landings, and the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Richard "Dick" M. Nixon has 122 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1952 Address as a Republican Senator for California. The year with the most videos was 1971 with 20 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1969 with an average of 22,636 views per program. Most appearances with Henry A. Kissinger (10), Gerald R. Ford Jr. (10), H. "Bob" R. Haldeman (8). Most common tags: Nixon, Richard, American Presidents, Vietnam War.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. President, United States
c. January 20, 1969 - c. August 9, 1974 Videos: 101 U.S. Vice President, United States
c. January 20, 1953 - c. January 20, 1961 Videos: 17 U.S. Senator, R-CA December 1, 1950 - January 1, 1953 Videos: 3 U.S. Representative, R-CA 12th January 3, 1947 - November 30, 1950 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Presidents' Oral Histories

    Presidents' Oral Histories

    Oral histories with President Harry Truman, President Richard Nixon and President Jimmy Carter. They talked about party…

  • Warren Burger Birthday Anniversary

    Warren Burger Birthday Anniversary

    The life and legacy of former Chief Justice Warren Burger is remembered with President Ricard Nixon nomination announcement and former…

  • Presidential Oral Histories

    Presidential Oral Histories

    Presidents Harry Truman, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter, on the two-party system, the Middlle East, and the relationship…

  • Russia and China Relations

    Russia and China Relations

    Experts on China and Russia talked about the concept of triangulation between China, Russia, and the U.S. and if it’s still relevant in…

  • The Nixon Tapes: November 1971, Part 2

    The Nixon Tapes: November 1971, Part 2

    President Richard Nixon’s November 1971 phone calls, some of the earliest available conversations with our 37th President. Topics…

  • The Nixon Tapes: November 1971

    The Nixon Tapes: November 1971

    Hear President Nixon’s November 1971 phone calls, some of the earliest available conversations with our 37th President:…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .


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