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APRIL 1974: THUMBS UP FOR THE THUMB. In a test of his waning political stren gth, Nixon made a one-day motor tour of Michigan's Thumb region on behalf of GOP
Congressional candidate James Sparling. Crowds cheered him in Cass City, shown ab ove, and other rural towns, but Sparling lost his race and Nixon returned to the
seclusion of his troubled White House.
The Nixon Presidency
Five turbulent years
JULY 1969: REVIEWING THE TROOPS. In the first summer of his presidency, Richard Nixon chats with combat GIs on their base
at Di An, South Vietnam. Nixon rode into office on a pledge to end the fighting, but four years passed before the last American troops