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Richard Nixon 1968 Acceptance Speech

On “Road to the White House Rewind,” Richard Nixon accepted his party’s presidential nomination at the 1968 Republican National Convention in Miami Beach,… read more

On “Road to the White House Rewind,” Richard Nixon accepted his party’s presidential nomination at the 1968 Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida. In his speech, the former vice president said he would restore law and order following a year of civil and political unrest across the nation. He also pledged to work toward an “honorable end” to the the Vietnam War. Mr. Nixon defeated incumbent Vice President Hubert Humphrey in a close general election, with 43.4 percent of the popular vote to Humphrey’s 42.7 percent. Independent candidate George Wallace received 13.5 percent of the vote. This coverage comes from NBC News. close

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Richard Nixon 1968 Acceptance Speech

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Program ID:
4022-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Convention
Location:
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Aug 14, 1988 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2020 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 14, 1988 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 19, 1988 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 1992 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 1996 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 1996 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 23, 2000 | 3:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 2004 | 8:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • 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
  • Jul 02, 2016 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 02, 2016 | 9:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2016 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2016 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2016 | 4:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2020 | 1:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2020 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2020 | 10:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2020 | 3:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2020 | 8:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2020 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2020 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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