PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/26/1951 - HFSID 35919
RICHARD NIXON Richard Nixon signs a typed letter of thanks for the letter and comments. Typed Letter Signed: "Richard Nixon", 1p, 8x10½. United States Senate, 1951 March 26. To George W. Nilsson, Attorney at Law, Los Angeles.
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Richard Nixon signs a typed letter of thanks for the letter and comments.
Typed Letter Signed: "Richard Nixon", 1p, 8x10½. United States Senate, 1951 March 26. To George W. Nilsson, Attorney at Law, Los Angeles. In full: "I want to thank you for your recent letter and for submitting your comments on constitutional data which are very pertinent today. I have read your statements made in 1941 with a great deal of interest and find them remarkable in view of their pertinence to the arguments which are being propounded in Congress today. I sincerely appreciate your forwarding this material to me at this time as it will be most helpful in my decision on these important issues ahead. Sincerely," Nixon's name is listed on the stationery as the junior Republican member of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, which also included Senators Humphrey and Taft as members. Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994), was elected 37th President (1969-1974) of the U.S. in 1968 after representing California in the U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1951) and U.S. Senate (1951-1953) and serving two terms as Dwight D. Eisenhower's Vice President. Nixon lost (1960), then won (1968), extremely close Presidential elections (facing John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey, respectively), then won re-election by a landslide against George McGovern in 1972. His re-election triumph rapidly turned sour, however, as the burgeoning Watergate scandal claimed more and more of his key aides and finally compelled his own resignation. A pragmatic conservative who gained an early reputation as an anti-Communist, Nixon would achieve diplomatic 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 would end 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. Lightly creased at upper portion. Fine condition..
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