Questions tagged [richard-nixon]

Questions related to the late Richard Nixon who was the 37th President of the United States (from 1969 - 1974).

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Why did Richardson and Ruckelshaus resign during the Watergate “Saturday Night Massacre”, rather than simply refuse?

On October 20 1973 President Nixon ordered Attorney General Elliot Richardson to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox, who was investigating the Watergate scandal. Richardson refused and handed in ...
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How did states react to the DEA?

The Trump White House intends to step up the war on drugs including certain substances that individual states have made legal for recreational use (marijuana). Bearing in mind that Nixon, who signed ...