Richard Nixon 26 Federal Plaza Autographed Business Card Rare For Sale
RICHARD NIXON Richard Nixon signs his business card in black ink. Signature:"Richard Nixon", 3½x2 business card.Imprinted card: "Richard Nixon/26 Federal Plaza/New York, New York 10007".After Nixon resigned the Presidency in 1974, he and Mrs. Nixon returned to their home in San Clemente, California, where they lived until moving to New York City in 1980.In 1981, they moved to northern Bergen County, New Jersey. From 1980 until his death in 1994, Nixon maintained an office at 26 Federal Plaza. Richard M. Nixon(1913-1994), was elected37th President (1969-1974) of the U.S. in 1968after representing California in theU.S. House of Representatives(1947-1951) andU.S. Senate(1951-1953) and serving two terms asDwight D. Eisenhower's Vice President.Nixon lost (1960), then won (1968), extremely close Presidential elections (facing John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey, respectively), then wonre-election by a landslideagainst George McGovern in 1972. His re-election triumph rapidly turned sour, however, as the burgeoningWatergate scandalclaimed more and more of his key aides and finally compelled his own resignation. A pragmatic conservative who gained anearly reputation as an anti-Communist, Nixon would achievediplomatic triumphs in relations with China and the Soviet Union.On January 23, 1973, he made the historic announcement that a cease-fire on January 27 wouldend American involvement in the long and devastating Vietnam War.At home, Nixon initiated plans to improve the environment and added four conservative justices, including Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, to the U.S. Supreme Court.The first President to employ the 25th Amendment, he chose Gerald R. Ford to replace the resigning Spiro T. Agnew as his Vice President. On August 9, 1974, eight months after Ford was sworn in (December 6, 1973), Nixon resigned his office due to the Watergate scandal. He was pardoned by his successor on September 8. Nixon's prolific writings in his retirement years helped repair his reputation and hastened his re-emergence as an elder statesman. Two, pinhead-size stains in blank areas. Fine condition.
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Richard Nixon 26 Federal Plaza Autographed Business Card Rare: $700