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 ...
Storytelling: Nixon’s resignation felt like a little piece of everyone’s history
That fall, as I was rehearsing with the college choir, somebody came in to announce that Vice President Spiro Agnew had resigned ... “I didn’t do it,” he told us. Two years before, Nixon had glided into his second term.
We Bought A Used Car from this Man – Richard M. Nixon Part I
Nixon nearly did the same to the country ... Readers he won along with Spiro T. Agnew, his Vice President. Agnew was your common money grubbing, bribe taking politician and resigned from office. He just wanted money not to subvert the Constitution.
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 ...
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 ...