a letter from President Nixon
Did You Know?
The SALT agreement passed while he was in the White House.
During his term, Nixon went to both China and the Soviet Union.
He is the only president to have resigned.
He is the first president to have visited all fifty states.
Richard M. Nixon
(January 9, 1913 - April 22, 1994)
First Lady: Thelma Catherine ("Pat") Ryan Nixon, Wife
Number of Children: 2
Education Level: Graduate
School Attended: Whittier College, Duke University
Profession: Military, Lawyer, Business, Government Employ
Military Service: Lieutenant Cmdr.
Public Service:Presidential Places
Dates of Presidency: 1/20/1969 - 8/9/1974
Presidency Number: 37
Number of Terms: 2
Why Presidency Ended: Resignation
His Vice President(s): Spiro T. Agnew, Gerald R. Ford
Vice President For: Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Senator: California (1951-1953)
House of Representatives: California (1947-1950)
Methodology and Resources
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Gravesite: Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace
C-SPAN in the Classroom
Papers: Nixon Archives at College Park - College Park, MD, 301-713-6950
Presidents Programs from
Richard M. Nixon Life Portrait: From Richard M. Nixon Library and birthplace - Yorba Linda, CA
Guests included: Melvin Small, author, The Presidency of Richard Nixon; John Taylor, executive director, Nixon Library and birthplace; Joan Hoff, author, Nixon Reconsidered; and Jo Lyons, docent, Nixon Library Watch | Order Videotape
Frank Gannon interview with Nixon Watch
Booknotes with Richard Nixon on his book, Seize The Moment: Americas Challenge in a One-Superpower World (2 part series) Watch Part 1 | Watch Part 2
Interview with Julie Nixon Eisenhower (President Nixon's daughter) and David Eisenhower (President Eisenhower's grandson) Watch
Ben Bradlee on covering Nixon Watch
1974 State of the Union address Watch
25th anniversary of Watergate Watch
Nixon's farewell to staff in East Room Watch
Nixon resignation speech Watch
Nixons funeral Watch