Profile: Richard M. Nixon

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Can you name the following facts about the 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon?

Featured Jun 29, 2010

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The year Nixon was born
The state where Nixon was born
Nixon's alma mater
It was there that Nixon met his future wife, ___
Branch of the military in which Nixon served in World War II
In 1946, Nixon was elected to the...
Congressional committee on which Nixon served from 1948-1950
Accused spy, Nixon's role in the case involving him helped launch Nixon into national fame
In Nixon's victorious 1950 Senate campaign, Nixon earned this two word nickname
In 1952, Nixon ran for this office
Under this president
Nixon insisted that he would keep a cocker spaniel with this name
In 1959, Nixon debated with Nikita Khrushchev in this type of room
Nixon ran for president himself in 1960 with this political party
The opposing candidate was:
Nixon's running mate was:
In 1962, Nixon tried to run for this office
When Nixon lost that race, he claimed that these people 'won't have Nixon to kick around anymore'
This did not turn out to be the case, as Nixon ran for president again in this year
The opposing candidate was:
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Nixon's running mate this time was:
The sitting president at this time was:
Nixon did not have to run against the president, who did not run because of his unpopularity due to this war
Nixon's National Security Adviser, and later Secretary of State, was:
Country to which Nixon brought the war in an attempt to end it
French-rooted term for the foreign policy toward the Soviets which the Nixon administration practiced
'Only Nixon could go to' this country
The leader of that country at the time was
The talks to end the ongoing war were held in this city
Nixon ran for re-election again in 1972, against this Democrat
In the summer of that year, some folks broke into this hotel
They turned out to be members of the Committee to Re-elect the President, which was known by this acronym
Nixon was forced to pick a new V.P. in 1973, and he chose this Congressman
Eventually Nixon became the first president to ever do what?
Nixon did this in which year?
This reporter got the first interviews Nixon gave about the scandal
Nixon passed away in this year
Animated TV show in which Nixon's head in a jar rules Earth
The Nixon Presidential Library & Museum is located in this California city

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