Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Nixon
Nixon's parents permitted him to transfer to Whittier, California High School for his junior year, beginning in September 1928.
Instead, he returned to California and was admitted to the bar in 1937.
In 1938, he opened up his own branch of Wingert and Bewley in La Habra, California, and became a full partner in the firm the following year.
In January 1942, the couple moved to Washington, D.C., where Nixon took a job at the Office of Price Administration.
In Congress, Nixon supported the TaftHartley Act of 1947 and served on the Education and Labor Committee.
Vannevar Bush - President Truman *awarded Bush the Medal of Merit with bronze oak leaf cluster in 1948, President Lyndon Johnson *awarded him the National Medal of Science in 1963, and President Richard Nixon presented him with the Atomic Pioneers *award from the Atomic Energy Commission in February 1970
In 1949, Nixon began to consider running for the United States Senate against the Democratic incumbent, Sheridan Downey, and entered the race in November of that year.
Dan Lungren - From 1952, Lungren's father was the personal physician and a close friend of former President Richard Nixon.
A 1953 tour of the Far East succeeded in increasing local goodwill toward the United States and prompted Nixon to appreciate the potential of the region as an industrial center.
In the spring of 1957, Nixon undertook another major foreign trip, this time to Africa.
Vice President Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev argue as the press looks on in part of what came to be known as the Kitchen Debate, July 24, 1959.
Nikita Khrushchev - In 1959, during Nixon's visit to the Soviet Union, Khrushchev took part in what later became known as the Kitchen Debate, as Nixon and Khrushchev had an impassioned argument in a model kitchen at the American National Exhibition in Moscow , with each defending the economic system of his country
In 1960, Nixon launched his first campaign for President of the United States.
L. Ron Hubbard - He sought to exert political influence, advising Scientologists to vote against Richard Nixon in the 1960 presidential election and establishing a Department of Government Affairs "to bring government and hostile philosophies or societies into a state of complete compliance with the goals of Scientology
Jack Kemp - In 1960 and 1961, Kemp was an editorial assistant to "San Diego Union" editor and future Richard Nixon aide Herb Klein
At the end of his term of office as vice president in January 1961, Nixon and his family returned to California, where he practiced law and wrote a bestselling book, Six Crises, which included coverage of the Hiss case, Eisenhower's heart attack, and the Fund Crisis, which had been resolved by the Checkers speech.
Nixon shows his papers to an East German officer to cross between the sectors of the divided city of Berlin, 1963.
Steve McQueen - He did, however, campaign for Democrat Lyndon Johnson in 1964 before voting for Republican Richard Nixon in 1968.
Nixon had campaigned as an ERA supporter in 1968, though feminists criticized him for doing little to help the ERA or their cause after his election, though he appointed more women to administration positions than Lyndon Johnson had.
Spiro Agnew - Agnew's moderate image, immigrant background, and success in a traditionally Democratic state made him an attractive running mate for the 1968 Republican presidential nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon
Dwight D. Eisenhower - David, after whom Camp David is named, married Richard Nixon's daughter Julie in 1968.
Ronald Reagan - Shortly after the beginning of his term, Reagan tested the presidential waters in 1968 as part of a "Stop Nixon" movement, hoping to cut into Nixon's Southern support and be a compromise candidate if neither Nixon nor second-place Nelson Rockefeller received enough delegates to win on the first ballot at the Republican convention.
Nixon chats with a future voter at the Washington Senators' 1969 Opening Day, with Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, Senators owner Bob Short and Nixon aide Jack Brennan.
Donald Rumsfeld - Rumsfeld was reluctantly appointed by President Richard Nixon to head the Office of Economic Opportunity in 1969; appointed Counselor by Nixon and entitled to Cabinet-level status, he would head up the Economic Stabilization Program before being appointed Ambassador to NATO. Called back to Washington in August 1974, Rumsfeld was appointed Chief of Staff by President Ford, recruiting a young one-time staffer of his, Dick Cheney, to succeed him when Ford nominated Rumsfeld Secretary of Defense in 1975
Pee Wee Russell - His last gig was with Wein at the inaugural ball for President Richard Nixon on 21 January 1969.
Orson Welles - In 1970, Welles narrated a satirical political record on the administration of President Richard Nixon entitled The Begatting of the President.
John Paul Stevens - Stevens's role in the Greenberg Commission catapulted him to prominence and was largely responsible for President Richard Nixon's decision to appoint Stevens as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on November 20, 1970
A breakthrough came in early 1971, when Chairman Mao invited a team of American table tennis players to visit China and play against top Chinese players.
John Lennon - Vietnam War - Controversial through his political and peace activism, he moved to New York City in 1971, where his criticism of the Vietnam War resulted in a lengthy attempt by Richard Nixon's administration to deport him, while some of his songs were adopted as anthems by the anti-war movement
Barbara Streisand - In 1971, Streisand was one of the celebrities listed on President Richard Nixon's infamous Enemies List.
Sammy Davis, Jr. - Davis had a complex relationship with the African-American community, and attracted criticism after physically embracing Richard Nixon in 1972
James Brown - During the 1972 presidential election, James Brown openly proclaimed his support of Richard Nixon for reelection of the presidency over Democrat candidate George McGovern
Ted Kennedy - Following Republican Richard Nixon's victory in November, Kennedy was widely assumed to be the front-runner for the 1972 Democratic nomination
George Carlin - He said the last time he voted was in 1972, for George McGovern, who ran for President against Richard Nixon
Frank Sinatra - In July 1972, after a lifetime of supporting Democratic presidential candidates, Sinatra announced he would support Republican U.S. President Richard Nixon for re-election in the 1972 presidential election.
John Ford - In October 1972 the Screen Directors Guild staged a tribute to Ford and in March 1973 the American Film Institute honored him with its first Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony which was telecast nationwide, with President Richard Nixon promoting Ford to full Admiral and presenting him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
After years of fighting, the Paris Peace Accords were signed at the beginning of 1973.
Having made considerable progress over the previous two years in US-Soviet relations, Nixon embarked on a second trip to the Soviet Union in 1974.
Barry Goldwater - He played little part in the election or administration of Richard Nixon, but he helped force Nixon's resignation in 1974
Sun Myung Moon - On 1 February 1974, President Richard Nixon publicly thanked a Unification Church-related pro-Nixon campaign and officially received Moon
Hillary Rodham Clinton - The committee's work culminated in the resignation of President Richard Nixon in August 1974.
Jerry Brown - In the General Election on November 5, 1974, Brown was elected Governor of California over California State Controller Houston I. Flournoy; Republicans ascribed the loss to anti-Republican feelings from Watergate, the election being held only ninety days after President Richard Nixon resigned from office
In January 1991, the former president founded the Nixon Center, a Washington policy think tank and conference center.
Nixon visits President Bill Clinton in the White House family quarters, March 1993.
During the impeachment of Bill Clinton in 1998, both sides tried to use Nixon and Watergate to their advantage: Republicans suggested that Clinton's misconduct had been comparable to Nixon's, while Democrats contended that Nixon's actions had been far more serious than those of the incumbent
Sean Penn - In 2004, he played a disturbed man bent on killing the president in The Assassination of Richard Nixon.