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Richard Nixon

In theater, every tragedy ends with the hero’s fall--which makes the political career of Richard M. Nixon one for the history books. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby retell the rise and fall of the 37th President of the United States. Follow Nixon’s transformation from a promising young lawyer and Navy officer to an up-and-coming congressman, senator, and vice president. Discover how it took the ambitious politician two tries to win the presidency, and what he set out to accomplish once he made it to the Oval Office. Explore Nixon’s diplomatic successes on the international stage, from his historic visit to China to the establishment of détente with the Soviet Union. And retrace the devastating revelations of the Watergate scandal, which brought down Nixon’s presidency and forever damaged his legacy.

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