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Richard Nixon Richard Nixon B-1913 Navy during WWII Representative (HUAC Committee) Senator VP under Ike Nixon’s Cabinet Nixon’s Cabinet Weak people Kept the power with him HR 'Bob' Haldeman Nixon's chief of staff John Ehrlichman Nixon's assistant for domestic affairs National Security Advisor National Security Advisor Help with the “Grand Design” Started talking to North Vietnam before Nixon was inaugurated “Vietnamization” “Vietnamization” Nixon Doctrine Guam Doctrine Training and equipping South Vietnamese to do their own fighting American ground combat forces in Vietnam fell steadily But…we wanted out completely We land on the moon We land on the moon Apollo 11 “Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." --NASA Mission Control & Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong steps on the moon “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” Moratorium Moratorium
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October, 1969 Marches all across the nation It was becoming Nixon’s war Nixon speaks to the nation Nixon speaks to the nation “And so tonight-to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans-I ask for your support.” He got it! Cambodia? Cambodia? Announces the launching of military attacks on enemy sanctuaries in Cambodia Cambodia viewed as a neutral nation End the constant supply line Saw as an extension of the war Kent State Kent State “My daughter was not a bum.” “My daughter was not a bum.”
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