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Movie-A-Day #221: Nixon (1995).

August 9, 2011

Richard M. Nixon resign as U.S. President on this day in 1974, marking the end of the sordid Watergate scandal that engulfed the nation for nearly two years. Oliver Stone’s “Nixon” has a lot to say about his downfall, as well as many other aspects of Tricky Dick’s life, and actually manages to make him come off as flawed and sympathetic. Who knew the most disgraced chief executive was such a tragic figure?

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