On the day that he announced his resignation, Richard Nixon ordered cottage cheese, pineapple slices and a glass of milk.
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July 16, 2015 A White House photographer captured the lunch that Richard Nixon ate before announcing his resignation. It's an unusual image of a humble meal as power is slipping away.
The statues of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.
May 8, 2015 President Obama's visit to South Dakota will allow him to brag that he has set foot in each of the 50 states — only three other U.S. presidents can make that claim.
President Richard Nixon's California home, seen in 1969, is back on the market for $75 million. The 10-room Spanish-style adobe is located in San Clemente.
April 2, 2015 Hom Sotheby's International has listed the 5.45-acre oceanfront estate for $75 million. President Nixon bought the property early in his presidency, and lived there after resigning from office.
Richard Nixon and Daniel Patrick Moynihan at the U.S. Capitol Building in 1970.
December 8, 2014 The new book The Professor and the President looks back at how Democratic Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan pushed the Nixon White House to embrace a relatively liberal plan.
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Leonard Garment, acting White House Counsel, briefs the media at the White House on President Nixon's statement about the Watergate affair in 1973.
July 16, 2013 As the Watergate scandal unfolded, Garment urged President Nixon not to destroy tapes of conversations at the White House. The tapes played a major role in Nixon resigning the presidency.
Judge Robert Bork in September 1987, at the Senate hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court.
February 27, 2013 Also: Drag queen is uninvited to Dr. Seuss reading; course syllabi of famous authors; and Russell Brand is working on a new book.
President Richard Nixon faced television cameras in the Oval Office on April 30, 1973 to announce the departure of his two closest assistants in the deepening Watergate scandal.
November 16, 2011 The 2012 presidential campaign is already being shaped by new rules for political money. That means corporate involvement in presidential politics on a scale not seen since the Watergate scandal of the 1970s, which ended Richard Nixon's presidency. The key difference: This time, it's legal.
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December 23, 2010 In August 1971 the Nixon White House asked the FBI to do a background check on Daniel Schorr -- who at that time was annoying the administration because he was a hard-working, deep-digging, exposer of corruption and wrongdoing with CBS News.
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Members of arguably the world's smallest, most powerful club, Jan. 9, 2009.
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December 6, 2010 Kennedy still gets the highest approval ratings and Clinton and Bush the elder's ratings have risen by 8 percentage points. Jimmy Carter's approval rating fell by 9 percentage points, however, between 2006 and the recent survey.
October 18, 2010 The Hillary Clinton for Joe Biden job swap may be an obsession for political writers, but there is no indication that it is seriously being considered. But history shows that other VPs have indeed been dumped.
Sept. 27, 1994: Then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich and other Republicans unveil their "Contract with America" at a Capitol Hill rally.
September 7, 2010 Every time power shifts between the major parties in Washington, pundits and prognosticators say there's been a sea change. But in truth, voters can and often do change their minds quickly about who should be in charge.
December 8, 2008 Unintentional Hilarity picks on Yoko Ono.
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