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ˈnɪk sənnixon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nixon, Richard Nixon, Richard M. Nixon, Richard Milhous Nixon, President Nixonnoun

    vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)

Wiktionary

  1. Nixonnoun

    A low quality, low potency drug passed off as a powerful, pure drug.

Wikipedia

  1. Nixon

    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a representative and senator from California and was the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. His five years in the White House saw reduction of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, détente with the Soviet Union and China, the first manned Moon landings, and the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Nixon's second term ended early, when he became the only president to resign from office, as a result of the Watergate scandal. Nixon was born into a poor family of Quakers in a small town in Southern California. He graduated from Duke Law School in 1937, practiced law in California, then moved with his wife Pat to Washington in 1942 to work for the federal government. After active duty in the Naval Reserve during World War II, he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1946. His work on the Alger Hiss case established his reputation as a leading anti-Communist, which elevated him to national prominence, and in 1950, he was elected to the Senate. Nixon was the running mate of Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Republican Party's presidential nominee in the 1952 election, and served for eight years as the vice president. He ran for president in 1960, narrowly lost to John F. Kennedy, then failed again in a 1962 race for governor of California, after which it was widely believed that his political career was over. However, in 1968, he made another run for the presidency and was elected, defeating Hubert Humphrey by less than one percentage point in the popular vote, as well as defeating third party candidate George Wallace. Nixon ended American involvement in Vietnam combat in 1973 and the military draft with it that same year. His visit to China in 1972 eventually led to diplomatic relations between the two nations, and he also then concluded the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with the Soviet Union. In step with his conservative beliefs, his administration incrementally transferred power from the federal government to the states. Nixon's domestic policy saw him impose wage and price controls for 90 days, enforce desegregation of Southern schools, establish the Environmental Protection Agency, and begin the War on Cancer. Additionally, his administration pushed for the Controlled Substances Act and began the War on Drugs. He also presided over the Apollo 11 Moon landing, which signaled the end of the Space Race. He was re-elected with a historic electoral landslide in 1972 when he defeated George McGovern. In his second term, Nixon ordered an airlift to resupply Israeli losses in the Yom Kippur War, a conflict which led to the oil crisis at home. By late 1973, the Nixon administration's involvement in Watergate eroded his support in Congress and the country. On August 9, 1974, facing almost certain impeachment and removal from office, Nixon resigned from the presidency. Afterwards, he was issued a pardon by his successor, Gerald Ford. During nearly 20 years of retirement, Nixon wrote his memoirs and nine other books. He undertook many foreign trips, rehabilitating his image into that of an elder statesman and leading expert on foreign affairs. He suffered a debilitating stroke on April 18, 1994, and died four days later at the age of 81. Surveys of historians and political scientists have ranked Nixon as a below-average president. However, evaluations of him have proven complex, with the successes of his presidency contrasted against the circumstances of his departure from office.

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  1. nixon

    Nixon generally refers to Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States who served from 1969 to 1974. He was the only U.S. president to resign from office due to the Watergate scandal. Nixon is also known for his foreign policy initiatives, particularly improving relations with China and the Soviet Union. Earlier, he served as Vice President under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1961.

Wikidata

  1. Nixon

    Nixon is a 1995 American biographical film directed by Oliver Stone for Cinergi Pictures that tells the story of the political and personal life of former US President Richard Nixon, played by Anthony Hopkins. The film portrays Nixon as a complex and, in many respects, an admirable person, though deeply flawed. Nixon begins with a disclaimer that the film is "an attempt to understand the truth [...] based on numerous public sources and on an incomplete historical record." The cast includes Joan Allen, Annabeth Gish, Powers Boothe, J. T. Walsh, E. G. Marshall, James Woods, Paul Sorvino, Larry Hagman, and David Hyde Pierce, plus cameos by Ed Harris, Joanna Going, and political figures such as former President Bill Clinton in TV footage from the Nixon funeral service. This was Stone's second of three films about the American presidency, made four years after JFK about the assassination of John F. Kennedy and followed thirteen years later by W., the story of George W. Bush.

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  1. Nixon

    Nixon Inc., a global watch and accessories brand in the action sports category. Founded 15 years ago in Encinitas, CA, the company currently supplies its watches, soft goods, electronics and accessories in more than 70 countries.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. NIXON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Nixon is ranked #907 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Nixon surname appeared 38,147 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 13 would have the surname Nixon.

    62% or 23,666 total occurrences were White.
    31.5% or 12,051 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 980 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 957 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 275 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 217 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nixon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nixon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Nixon in a Sentence

  1. Archibald Cox:

    Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon.

  2. Frank Langella:

    It took me a long time to figure out how to walk the line, i didn't want to do an impression; I wanted an evocation of him, an essence. And I also knew that whatever I did, I could never satisfy some people, especially the ones who just want to hate Nixon.

  3. Frank Snepp:

    Ambassador Dean never had( President Richard) Nixon's or Kissinger's support because both of them wanted out of Indochina.

  4. Woodrow Wyatt:

    I heard quite a good joke. President Carter,President Nixon and President Jack Kennedy were all in a ship sailing on a cruise when suddenly there was an awful explosion and the order was given to abandon ship and to get to the lifeboats. President Carter cried out, 'Women and children first'. President Nixon cried out, 'Fuck the women and children', and President Kennedy cried, 'Is there time?

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    I mean, what the president did was so much worse than even what Richard Nixon did, that at some point Richard Nixon cared about the country enough to recognize that this could not continue.

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