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Nixon's China Game

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In February 1972, the world watched in awe as Richard Nixon began an historic visit to China. It was the first high-level political contact between the two nations since the Communist takeover in 1949....Nixon's China Game takes us behind the scenes of one of the boldest diplomatic maneuvers in history.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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Watergate Plus 30: Shadow of History

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What lessons has America learned from Watergate? Thirty years after the most infamous break-in helped pull down President Richard Nixon, all of the facts are still not in. But as this compelling documentary shows, Watergate remains a nearly unbelievable tale of ordinary men corrupted by power and their desire to retain it. Interviews with investigator Sam Dash, co-conspirator John Dean, and journalist Bob Woodward recreate the history and speculate on the effects. [PBS website].
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Watergate Plus 30 [electronic resource]: Shadow of History

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What lessons has America learned from Watergate? Thirty years after the most infamous break-in helped pull down President Richard Nixon, all of the facts are still not in. But as this compelling documentary shows, Watergate remains a nearly unbelievable tale of ordinary men corrupted by power and their desire to retain it. Interviews with investigator Sam Dash, co-conspirator John Dean, and journalist Bob Woodward recreate the history and speculate on the effects.
Online
2005; 2003
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Monica Crowley, Author: Nixon Off the Record : Book Review

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Ms. Crowley talked about her new book, [Nixon off the Record], published by Random House. It is based on her recordings of conversations the former president had with her and others while she was his assistant from 1990 until his death in 1994. She related his opinions on various leaders and issues and what she learned about Nixon as a private individual rather than a public figure.
VHS
2000; 1996
Ivy (By Request)
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The Modern Presidency [electronic resource]: Tools of Power

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Traces the changes in the Presidency from the 1930's to today. Shows how Presidents today are overtly active in the legislative process, use the media to appeal directly to the people and exercise leadership over an "institutional presidency" with thousands of aides. Cases studies include Johnson's personal campaign to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Nixon's use of the publicity from his attempted assassination to pass his tax cuts legislation and an introduction to President Clinton's "West Wing" support team.
Online
2003
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Inflation [electronic resource]: How Did the Spiral Begin?

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Examines the economic and social costs of the inflationary spiral created at the start of the Vietnam War. Investigates the actions taken by John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon to combat inflation. Questions whether the problem of inflation has been solved.
Online
1985
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Summer of Judgement: The Impeachment Hearings

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Hosted by Charles McDowell, this program looks at events surrounding the Nixon impeachment hearings and Nixon's eventual resignation during the summer of 1974.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Summer of Judgement: The Watergate Hearings

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A documentary on the Watergate Affair and the events that occurred during the summer of 1973. Includes the Watergate Committee, John Mitchell and John Dean, the White House tapes of Nixon and the impeachment procedures.
VHS
1983
Clemons (Vault--Ask at circulation desk)
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784 Days That Changed America: From Watergate to Resignation

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Edited clips of key testimony from the 1973 Senate hearings of the Watergate affair, for which Richard M. Nixon resigned from the presidencey.
VHS
1982
Ivy (By Request)
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Millhouse: A White Comedy

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A compilation of newsreel and TV footage with interviews with various political commentators dealing with the public career of Richard M. Nixon.
VHS
1971
Ivy (By Request)
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Nixon: Checkers to Watergate

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This program follows the life of Richard M. Nixon from his early political career to his resignation from the Presidency. Braverman gives a fascinating interior view with sequences that illustrate both the heights of success and the depths of impending impeachment.
VHS
1976
Ivy (By Request)
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The Great Debates

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Presents clips from the four debates between presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon in 1960, the first time such debates had been televised, and includes commentary from journalists, scholars, and political analysts.
Online
1996
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American Experience: The Presidents

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Chronciles the lives and accomplishments of presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Truman, JFK, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Bill Clinton.
DVD
2012; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nixon Defends His Office on Watergate Charges, 1973 [electronic resource]

In this historical speech to the nation on April 30, 1973, President Nixon outlines the timeline of events of the Watergate Affair and announces the resignations of White House Chief of Staff Bob Haldeman, Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs John Ehrlichman, and White House Counsel John Dean. Having thus addressed and dispensed with Watergate, Nixon says, of the 1,361 remaining days of his term, "I want these to be the best days in America's history.
Online
2010
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Nixon's Address on Watergate, 1973 [electronic resource]

In this historical speech to the nation on August 15, 1973, President Nixon continues to deny knowledge of the Watergate Affair. "On May 22, I stated in very specific terms" I had no prior knowledge of the Watergate break-in; I neither took part in nor knew about any of the subsequent cover-up activities; I neither authorized nor encouraged subordinates to engage in illegal or improper campaign tactics. That was and that is the simple truth.
Online
2010
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Richard Nixon's Visit to China, 1972 [electronic resource]

This historical documentary from the CIA Film Library covers President Richard Nixon's visit to Beijing and the Great Wall of China.
Online
2010
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Universal Newsreels [electronic resource]: Politics --Ike Okays Nixon (09/25/1952)

This Universal newsreel focuses on three topics, as follows. Reel 1, Ike greets Richard Nixon at Wheeling airport; Adlai Stevenson, in Baltimore, speaks on taxes. Reel 2, Two white mice and a rhesus monkey named Albert soar 38 miles in a rocket launched from the White Sands Missile Range, making Albert "the world's first space cadet." Reel 3, The palace of exiled Farouk I of Egypt is opened, revealing American comic books and 1,000 ties.
Online
2010; 1952
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Nixon's Television Address on Vietnam [electronic resource]

Over the past several weeks, you have heard a number of reports...on the situation in Southeast Asia. I think the time has come for me, as president and as commander-in-chief of our armed forces, to put these reports in perspective, to lay all the pertinent facts before you, and to let you judge for yourselves as to the success or failure of our policy. So begins this archival film from 1971 in which President Nixon offers a progress report on his efforts to end United States military involvement in Vietnam, including troop withdrawals, reductions in casualties, and operations in Cambodia and Laos.
Online
2010