Tag Archives: Nixon stories 1950s-1970s

“Richard Nixon History”
Selected Stories: 1950s-1970s

Republican Crisis

“Nixon’s Checkers Speech”

September 1952

Endangered VP candidate,
Richard Nixon, discovers
the “magic” of television.

Post Watergate

“The Frost-Nixon Biz”


The multi-media cottage
industry that followed
the Frost/Nixon interviews.

Politics & Celebrity

“1968 Presidential Race”


Celebrity support — from John
Wayne to Billy Graham —
helped Nixon win in ’68.

On Nixon’s List

“Enemy of the President”


Cartoonist Paul Conrad
draws the ire
of Richard Nixon.

Music & Republican Wrath

“White Rabbit”

Grace Slick: 1960s

Jefferson Airplane song
drew political fire from

Politics & Protest

“Four Dead in O-hi-o”


Kent State tragedy
comes with Nixon’s
Cambodia incursion.

Kennedy vs. Nixon

“JFK’s 1960 Campaign”

Primaries & Fall Election

While the focus here
is JFK, Richard Nixon
was his main opponent.

Politics & Publishing

“The Pentagon Papers”


A ‘freedom-of-the-press’
story & the beginning of
Richard Nixon’s downfall.

Nixon & The Environment

“Santa Barbara Oil Spill”

Union Oil: 1969

Oil blowout generates
pressure on Nixon
for ban & tougher regs.

Nixon & The Environment

“Burn On, Big River…”

Cuyahoga Fire: 1969

River’s burning spurs
Congress, Nixon and
Earth Day 1970.

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Date Posted: 16 March 2019
Last Update: 26 April 2022
Comments to: jdoyle@pophistorydig.com

Article Citation:
Jack Doyle, “Nixon-Related Stories, Topics Page:
1950s-2000s,” PopHistoryDig.com, March 16, 2019.