Nixon was far more interested in foreign affairs than domestic policies, but he believed that voters tend to focus on their own financial condition, and that economic conditions were a threat to his reelection. While many doubted Whittaker Chambers 's allegations that Hiss, a former State Department official, had been a Soviet spy, Nixon believed them to be true and pressed for the committee to continue its investigation. Maurice Stans — Peter G. Nixon said he was resigning for the good of the country and asked the nation to support the new president, Gerald Ford. The nation's 36th vice president from to , he came to national prominence as a representative and senator from California.
Tatum. Age: 29.
Nixon was born to a poor family in a small town in Southern California.
Adalyn. Age: 28.
He was inclined to distance himself from people and was formal in all aspects, wearing a coat and tie even when home alone. Safire, William . University of Arkansas Press.