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I left Penney's in 1969 to join the Nixon administration and I didn't come to the Senate until 1992, but I brought with me a residual understanding of retailing and retailing issues. That expertise was helpful and I did some things, frankly, that were helpful to the J.C. Penney Co. If it's good public policy, the fact that I brought that experience and expertise with me probably contributed to it.
Robert Bennett
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Had the Senate or House, or both, censured or somehow warned Richard Nixon, the tragedy of Watergate might have been prevented. Hopefully the Senate will not sit by while even more serious abuses unfold before it.
John Dean
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I was looking back on when Nixon resigned and actually the market held up very well around those days. It began to tank actually after Ford came in as president and the economic news began to dim.
Jeremy Siegel
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[That sarcasm is mild compared to Morris' treatment of Nixon, who the authors say may have had an affair with a cocktail waitress.] Well, I can't even imagine him with his own wife, let alone someone else, ... I'm going to now caress your little appendages.
Jim Morris
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Not only did Ronald Reagan do this in '76, ... Richard Nixon followed this exact same playbook in the '60s -- helped him get the nomination in '68.
Steve Roberts
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The more I study (Nixon) on tape, I think be can be become a dominant cornerback. He's a guy that will come up and hit you.
Randy Edsall
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He had helped out President Nixon when he needed it on the Wallace shooting. He made Pat Gray look like a million dollars. He's made them look good on everything else.
John O'Connor
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And it's very interesting -- Nixon has no reaction on the tape that I saw.
John Dean
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Richard Nixon has a very distinctive on-stage sound. He also has a very distinctive off-stage sound. And he's a little bit more angry off-stage. Surprisingly so,
John Dean
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I don't think there is any question there were times he (Nixon) wanted to get the story out and have it go away. But then every time you heard the problems (he) realized he couldn't.
John Dean
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Nixon is finding out there are no tails on an Eisenhower jacket.
Adlai Stevenson
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Bette Davis
I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back.
Bette Davis
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On the other hand, Nixon was incredibly smart and intelligent.
Bob Woodward
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The real question for President Bush is going to be: is he going to be like Nixon — hunker down, get into the bunker, admit no mistakes, ... or like Reagan, who actually admitted mistakes, did a midcourse correction and brought in new people, bipartisan people, people above ethical reproach, into the White House.
Chuck Schumer
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Golda Meir
As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing.
Golda Meir
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President Nixon never lifted his hand to Mrs. Nixon,
John Taylor
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[This administration is as Machiavellian as any I recall in my lifetime, having already done much to rehabilitate the image of Nixon! In their predilection for political power, they have internalized Machiavellis advice] never to let his thoughts stray from the exercise of war. ... A prince, therefore, must not mind incurring the charge of cruelty for the purpose of keeping his subjects united and faithful.
Abu Ghraib
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If there had been no E.D. Nixon to get into the ruts and gullies and try to do something when it was very unpopular, things would not have been accomplished.
Fred Gray
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Not only did he regularly order criminal activity, lie to grand juries, stonewall the grand jury, abuse the CIA, the FBI and the IRS, it was almost as if Nixon was using the presidency as an instrument of personal revenge. Screw so-and-so who was against Nixon.
Bob Woodward
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Nixon has had the biggest impact on me.
Ted Ratliff
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