Richard Milhous Nixon was an American politician who served as the 37th president of the United States from 1969 until 1974. A vigorous campaigner for Republican candidates while serving as the nation's 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, and as a representative and senator from California, he became the only president to resign from the office due to his involvement in the Watergate scandal.
Three constitutional law experts called by Democrats testified Trump's actions concerning Ukraine represented impeachable offenses as the House Judiciary Committee began proceedings expected to end in..
After a month of preparations and good-byes, Bei Bei, the Washington National Zoo's most eligible giant panda bachelor, is set to leave for China on Tuesday, where scientists hope he will help increase..
William Ruckelshaus, picked by Richard Nixon as the first head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and as deputy attorney general before being fired for defying the president in the Watergate.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
San Francisco Mayor shot to death; Gerald Ford named as Richard Nixon's Vice President; Doctors perform world's first partial face transplant; Playwright Eugene O'Neill dies. (Nov. 27)
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is amplifying her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon, saying that disgraced president at least cared enough about the.. Reuters - Published
Republicans on Capitol Hill have largely stayed firm in their defense of President Trump during the public impeachment hearings. Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia Center for.. CBS News - Published
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump enters a dramatic new phase this week with the first public hearings. Major Garrett takes a look at what led to the resignation of President Nixon in 1974.. CBS News - Published
Richard Schlesinger looks back at the hard-fought race for the presidency in the turbulent year of 1968, when President Johnson withdrew from seeking re-election, and Richard Nixon – following losses.. CBS News - Published
"The minute you get out of politics, you disappear." That's what five-term Senator Barry Goldwater tells Harry Reasoner from his home in Arizona, on the eve of retirement. The conservative icon offers.. CBS News - Published
The only major debate over removing a president that he missed, for obvious reasons, was Andrew Johnson’s in 1868. From Nixon onward, the longtime senator has urged caution above all. NYTimes.com - Published
President Trump suggested China and Ukraine should open investigations into Joe and Hunter Biden, stating publicly what he is accused of insinuating on the July call with the Ukrainian president at the.. CBS News - Published
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows voters are split 47%-47% on whether President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, with support up 10 percentage points since House Speaker Nancy.. CBS News - Published
In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can he heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nations as "monkeys" during a phone call with U.S... Reuters - Published
President Richard Nixon was aboard the USS Hornet recovery ship to greet the Apollo 11 astronauts after they splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969. Watch how CBS News covered their.. CBS News - Published
Shortly after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the U.S. flag on the moon, they received a congratulatory phone call from President Richard Nixon. Watch the CBS News coverage from July 20, 1969. CBS News - Published
The Justice Department released a legal opinion Friday saying that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Trump's tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The.. CBS News - Published
John Dean, a star witness during Watergate who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testifies that special counsel Robert Mueller left Congress with a "road map" for investigating President Donald.. USATODAY.com - Published