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By Jason Dick Posted at 10:37 a.m. on Aug. 8, 2014
As the 40th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon’s Aug. 9 resignation nears, the image of the 37th president is often one of a haggard, jowly chief executive, hanging by his fingernails as the world caves in on him. So it’s worth noting, as this photograph of the 1953 inaugural program shows, that Nixon, being sworn in as Dwight D. Eisenhower’s vice president, didn’t always look tired.
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