(11/60) Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade, Pasadena, CA.
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President Richard M. Nixon | President Richard Nixon | President Nixon | Richard M. Nixon | Vice President Richard Nixon
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Did You Know?
[from his interview with David Frost] I let the American people down, and I have to carry that burden with me for the rest of my life.
During his campaign for President in 1960, he and John F. Kennedy
, the Democratic nominee, engaged in the first-ever televised Presidential debates. Kennedy, with his youthful enthusiasm and good looks, appeared more comfortable, while Nixon, who was definitely the more qualified of the two, looked stiff and nervous. Experts say this was the key factor that got Kennedy elected.