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Section 1: Nixon Confronts Problems

Henry Kissinger peace/ laureates/ 1973/ kissinger-bio.html
Biography of former Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Henry Kissinger. Site includes information about his career, his background, as well as a copy of his Nobel acceptance speech.

Section 2: Watergate Brings Down Nixon

Watergate wp-srv/ national/ longterm/ watergate/ front.htm#search
A 1997 Washington Post special report that commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in. Includes an in-depth time line with links to the original Washington Post reports about the scandal.

Nixon and Watergate exhibits/ american_originals/ contemp.html
A section of a National Archives exhibit that showcases a close-up view of Richard Nixon's resignation letter.

Section 3: Issues of the Seventies

Gerald R. Ford grf/ fordbiop.asp
A concise biography of the life of Gerald Ford, as provided by the Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum.

Ronald Reagan and the Election of 1980 history/ ronaldreagan
An in-depth account of the 1980 presidential election and Ronald Reagan's victory, from a PBS site about U.S. presidents.

The Jimmy Carter Library
The Jimmy Carter Library provides a biography of Carter, interesting facts, a gallery of photos, the text of his daily diary from 1977–1981, and documents relating to the Camp David Accords.