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    President Nixon's "Silent Majority" Speech on Vietnam War

    President Nixon talked to the nation about the prospects for peace in Vietnam. He outlined a program of “Vietnamization” in which the U.S. military would gradually turn over operations to South…

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    President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

    C-SPAN showed highlights of the 1969 inauguration of Richard Nixon. The footage, courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio, included the swearing-in of Vice President Spiro Agnew and President…

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    The Flight of Apollo 11

    On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and landed on the Moon July 20th. On July 21st Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the Moon. The film The Flight of…

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    President Nixon Address on Vietnam War

    In his first address to the nation on Vietnam, President Richard Nixon proposed the withdrawal of U.S. forces from South Vietnam as long as the North Vietnamese removed their forces as…

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    CBS Coverage of Apollo 11 Return to Earth

    Walter Cronkite anchored CBS News live coverage of the return and recovery of the Apollo 11 astronauts from the first manned mission to the moon. The broadcast included President Nixon’s greeting and…