The Nixon Memorial
He wrote an untold number in the twenty years between his resignation ... Nixon, along with his Vice-Presidential candidate and insult comic, Spiro Agnew, stoked these resentments, attacking the Democratic nominee, Vice-President Hubert Humphrey, as ...
Why Vice Presidents Are Important to Governing
Not Exactly a Crime is the title of a book on America's vice presidents published in 1972—a year before Vice President Spiro Agnew was forced to resign for actually committing ... McCain's choices for vice president, we do so with the knowledge that ...
40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down
In June, former Nixon aide Charles Colson said the president "urged him" to do ... resignation of a president was huge news, it necessarily meant there was also a new president — Gerald Ford, who had become vice president when the disgraced Spiro Agnew ...
Spiro T. Agnew, Ex-Vice President, Dies at 77
Spiro T. Agnew, who was forced to resign as the 39th Vice President of the United States in 1973 when ... vegetables from a truck and then went into the restaurant business. Spiro Agnew graduated from public school in 1937 and entered Johns Hopkins University.
Nixon Is Gone, but His Media Strategy Lives On
Nixon’s resignation is remembered as a great victory for the ... patriotic Americans needed to defend themselves against. In 1969 Nixon directed Vice President Spiro Agnew to make speeches attacking newspapers and the television networks as if they ...