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Richard Nixon


In 1976, Jimmy Carter was elected president over Gerald Ford, who’d replaced Richard Nixon.
Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  37th President of the United States; opened diplomatic relations with China, resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
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  • In 1976, Jimmy Carter was elected president over Gerald Ford, who’d replaced Richard Nixon.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • She didn’t talk much, and when she did, it was usually a bitter tirade against Lyndon Johnson or Richard Nixon.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I could understand the class not knowing Richard Nixon, Napoleon, Julius Caesar, or Alexander the Great, but I could not see how black children living in the latter half of the twentieth century could fail to know Sidney Poitier, Wilt Chamberlain, or Willie Mays.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • He passed on to her things he had heard on the streets, like how the American president Richard Nixon had resigned over a scandal.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns

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  • It was where Richard Nixon practiced in the years before he won the presidency in 1968.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Just three weeks after Henrietta’s name was first published, Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act into law and launched the War on Cancer, designating $1.5 billion for cancer research over the next three years.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • From left to right: John Bradley, Goldie Price (mother of Franklin Sousley), Richard Nixon, Belle Block (mother of Harlon Block), Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • For example, President Gerald Ford received the Profile in Courage Award for his pardon of Richard Nixon.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • Within the first month of our arrival in Beijing, we heard that the president of America, Richard Nixon, was to pay a historic visit to China.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Well, let me make something perfectly clear (as Richard Nixon says on those old news clips about the Watergate scandal, right before he’s about to fill the room with fog) I am not immortal.
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

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  • He won the popular vote over Richard Nixon by a razor-thin margin, garnering just 49 percent of the tally.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The gap between those parents and us kids was like the one between Richard Nixon and the flower children of Haight-Ashbury.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • But I just pulled my magazine higher over my face, following the advice of the immortal Richard Milhous Nixon: plausible deniability.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Just as well: I spent the night surfing the Web (no porn, I swear) and reading The Final Days, a book about Richard Nixon and Watergate.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • In 1969, President Richard M. Nixon signed an executive order that outlawed the development of offensive biological weapons in the United States.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Both Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan spoke with that accent—Nixon from birth in California, Reagan a transplant from Midwestern Illinois.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • ’All I’m saying is that getting the Sharp Cereal Professor to do another spot seems about as shrewd to me as having Richard Nixon do an encore State of the Union address.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • He considered many notable Americans to be his friends, including Governor Ronald Reagan, former president Richard Nixon, Gene Autry, Art Linkletter, Lawrence Welk, and Pat Boone.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In Alabama, Martin Luther King Jr. returned from Washington, DC, where he’d been received by Vice President Richard Nixon in the nation’s Capitol, even though in his own state capitol he couldn’t drink from the same water fountain as a white janitor.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • Behind Kennedy stand Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Harry Truman.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • On that same trip to America, the Cuban leader met with Vice President Richard Nixon, who was immediately impressed by Castro.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Ever since the administration of President Richard Nixon, the fast food industry has worked closely with its allies in Congress and the White House to oppose new worker safety, food safety, and minimum wage laws.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • One was George Bush, who had just finished serving as the first U.S. envoy to China after President Richard Nixon’s visit in 1972.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Like General Walker, Richard Nixon has been making a political name for himself by denouncing Communists.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Richard M. Nixon smiles as Angel places his cap on Senator Lyndon B. Johnson’s head.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • John Connally survived his Dallas wounds and went on to serve two terms as governor of Texas before returning to Washington to serve as Richard Nixon’s secretary of the Treasury.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "One of the highlights of my sixty-first birthday celebration," President Richard Nixon wrote in 1974, "was when Tricia suggested we needed a ’break’ on our drive to Palm Springs, and we turned in at McDonald’s.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Richard Nixon [5] , Ronald Reagan [5] , Jimmy Carter [7] , George H.W. Bush [8]
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