Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974, when he became the only president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as a Republican U.S. Representative and Senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California. He graduated from Whittier College in 1934 and Duke University School of Law in 1937, returning to California to practice law. He and his wife, Pat Nixon, moved to Washington to work for the federal government in 1942. He subsequently served in the United States Navy during World War II.
Posts about Richard Nixon
    • Nothing’s True, Believe Me!

      By now, anybody with eyes, ears and an open mind realizes that the 2016 Presidential Election was greatly influenced by the Russians. No one will ever know whether that influence caused the defeat of Hillary Clinton and the election of Donald Trump. It cannot be known and is subject to conjecture on both sides.

      Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 14 readers -
    • Not the New Normal

      During the first episode of Hulu’s series “A Handmaid’s Tale”, which takes place in the not-too-distant future, one of the characters explains to a group of women, whose sole purpose is to breed the next generation, that what seems unusual to them now will become the new normal. Such is the case with our government, our country, and certainly our president.

      Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 10 readers -
  • Make It What Again?

    … term in office and who could forget the 8 years of Ronald Reagan. The first Gulf War with George H.W. Bush as President and the 8 years of Bill Clinton with the Monica Lewinsky scandal are now distant memories. The second war against Iraq and the collapse of our economy with George W. Bush, followed by 8 years Barack Obama are now…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Medicare Fraud Agency Turns 40… A Look Back

    … appointed an Irish mercenary soldier named Thomas Conway as the first IG. He would serve only a few months before a Prussian military general took the position, Baron Frederick William Augustus von Steuben. The OIG system of oversight never really spread after that until the 1970’s. Immediately after the resignation of Richard Nixon as President…

    Due Diligence- 19 readers -
  • Independence Day Message for Whistleblowers

    … for the Bicentennial, the overall mood of the country was somber. Less than a year earlier, we watched the fall of Saigon and the loss of the Vietnam War. Our last image of the war was the TV pictures of Americans fleeing the U.S. Embassy by helicopter. The year before, we watched Richard Nixon leave the White House for the last time. Over the last…

    Due Diligence- 37 readers -