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Decades of Change - 1960-1980 The Rise of cultural and ethnic pluralism   Perhaps his biggest domestic problem was the economy.  He inherited both a slowdown  from its Vietnam peak under Johnson, and a continuing inflationary surge that had been  a by-product of the war.  He dealt with the first by becoming the first Republican  president to endorse deficit spending as a way to stimulate the economy; the second by  imposing wage and price controls, a policy in which the Right had no long-term faith, in  1971.  In the short run, these decisions stabilized the economy and established  favorable conditions for Nixon’s re-election in 1972.  He won an overwhelming victory  over peace-minded Democratic Senator George McGovern. Things began to sour very quickly into the president’s second term.  Very early on, he 
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  • Fall '10
  • Democratic National Committee, American economic life, biggest domestic problem, Democratic Senator George, cover­up.  Special prosecutors, higher unemployment rates.

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