Richard Nixon Re-elected

On the 7th November 1972 Richard Nixon was re-elected as president.

"...In terms of what a victory really is a huge landslide margin means nothing at all unless it is a victory for America. It will be a victory for America only if in these next four years, we all of us, can work together to achieve our common great goals of peace at home and peace for all nations in the world and for that new progress and prosperity that all Americans deserve."

Richard Nixon addressing the American people after his re-election as President of the United States.

The photograph accompanying this clip shows Richard Nixon President of the USA on a visit to Ireland in 1970.
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