Prior to U.S. Presidential Election of 1968, Richard Nixon recounts his past and tells how he got into politics.
United States USA Date:1968, November Duration:4 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
Self-portrait of Richard Nixon aired during his 1968 presidential run against Hubert Humphrey and George Wallace in the United States. An interviewer asks Richard Nixon that how he got into becoming a member of U.S. House of Representatives in 1947. Nixon replies that soon after World War II ended some Whittier Republicans approached him about running for a seat in the United States House of Representatives and he accepted. A picture of Nixon during his campaign in 1946. He says America is a great country because American people are competitive and it does not mean competition in the destructive sense. He considers America a great country in terms of competitive people and says that competitive spirit is a great driving force in any nation. And he says it is the reason why politics appeals to him.
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