Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Dual Authentic Hand Signed 1969 Inaugural Invitation For Sale
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Richard Milhous Nixon(January 9, 1913– April 22, 1994) was the37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974, when he became the only president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as California and as the36th Vice President of the United Statesfrom 1953 to 1961.
Nixon was born inYorba Linda, California. He graduated fromWhittier Collegein 1934 andDuke University School of Lawin 1937, returning to California to practice law. He and his wife,Pat Nixon, moved to Washington to work for the federal government in 1942. He subsequently served in theUnited States NavyduringWorld War II. Nixon was elected inCaliforniato theHouse of to theSenatein1950. His pursuit of theAlger Hiss caseestablished his reputation as a leadinganti-communist, and elevated him to national prominence. He was therunning mateofDwight D. Eisenhower, the Republican Party presidential nominee in the1952 election. Nixon served for eight years as vice president. He waged an unsuccessful presidential campaign in1960, narrowly losing toJohn F. Kennedy, and lost a race forGovernor of Californiain1962. In 1968, he ran again for the presidency and waselected.
Although Nixon initially escalated America's involvement in theVietnam War, he subsequently ended U.S. involvement by 1973. Nixon'svisitto the People's Republic of China in 1972 opened diplomatic relations between the two nations, and he initiateddétenteand theAnti-Ballistic Missile Treatywith theSoviet Unionthe same year. Domestically, his administration generally embraced policies thattransferred powerfrom Washington to the states. Among other things, he launched initiatives to fightcancerand illegaldrugs, imposed wage and price controls, enforceddesegregationof Southern schools, implementedenvironmental reforms, and introduced legislation to reform healthcare and welfare. Though he presided over the lunar landings beginning withApollo 11, he replaced manned space exploration withshuttle missions. He wasre-elected by a landslidein 1972.
Nixon's second term sawa crisisin the Middle East, resulting inan oil embargoandthe restartof the Middle East peace process, as well as a continuing series of revelations about theWatergate scandal. The scandal escalated, costing Nixon much of his political support, and on August 9, 1974, he resigned in the face of almost certainimpeachmentand removal from office. After his resignation, he received a pardon issued by his successor,Gerald Ford. In retirement, Nixon's work as anelder statesman, authoring nine books and undertaking many foreign trips, helped to rehabilitate his public image. He suffered a debilitating stroke on April 18, 1994, anddied four days laterat the age of 81.
Gerald Rudolph"Jerry"Ford, Jr.(bornLeslie Lynch King, Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the38thPresident of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and prior to this, was the40thVice President of the United Statesserving from 1973 to 1974. He was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the25th Amendment, afterSpiro Agnewresigned. When he became president uponRichard Nixon'sresignation on August 9, 1974, he became the first and to date only person to have served as both Vice President and President of the United States without being elected by theElectoral College. Before ascending to the Vice Presidency, Ford served nearly 25 years as 5th congressional district, eight of them as theRepublicanMinority Leader.
As President, Ford signed theHelsinki Accords, marking a move towarddétentein theCold War. With theconquest of South Vietnamby North Vietnam nine months into his presidency, U.S. involvement Domestically, Ford presided over the worst economy in the four decades since theGreat Depression, with growing inflation and arecessionduring his tenure.One of his more controversial acts was to grant apresidential pardonto President Richard Nixon for his role in theWatergate scandal. During Ford's incumbency, foreign policy was characterized in procedural terms by the increased role Congress began to play, and by the corresponding curb on the powers of the President.In 1976, Ford defeatedRonald Reaganfor the Republican nomination, but narrowly lost thepresidential Carter.
Following his years as president, Ford remained active in the Republican Party. After experiencing health problems, Forddied in his homeon December 26, 2006. Fordlived longer than any other U.S. president, living 93 years and 165 days, while his895-day presidencyremains the shortest of all presidents who did not die in office.
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