was to withdraw US troops and turn over fighting to Vietnamese troops.
Richard Nixon campaigned on the premise of withdrawal from Vietnam. His policy was to extricate the US from the war as soon as possible.
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US General of the Air Force Curtis LeMay, in 1965, stated that North Vietnam, "...should be bombed back into the stone age..." President Richard Nixon used General LeMay's pre…ferred weapon, the B-52 Stratofortress Bomber, to bring NORTH Vietnam back to the negotiation table (Peace Conference tables). Nixon launched the most massive "Maximum Effort" bombing strikes over NORTH Vietnam, not seen since WW2; with the aerial bombing campaigns named Operations "Linebacker" and "Linebacker II." Nixon launched US ground invasions into the neutral countries of Cambodia (1970) and Laos (US supported, 1971). The Cambodian invasion (incursion) resulted in the Kent State Shootings on 04 May 1970. Nixon's strategies worked. The North returned to the Peace talks. THIS ANSWER SUCKS
Following his resignation, Richard and Pat Nixon returned to their home in San Clemente, California, where they lived until 1980. Nixon traveled throughout the United Stat…es and foreign countries. During his travels after resigning, although he was a private citizen, he had meetings with several Heads of State. He attended speaking engagements and wrote nine books.
The first step in President Nixon's program of Vietnamization was the withdrawal of 25,000 servicemen. The Watergate Scandal rocked the Nixon administration and eventually… led to his resignation.
August 9, 1974
Gerald Ford became the only President who had not been elected to either President or Vice-President.
He ordered a cover-up after the break-in.
training and supplying the South Vietnamese to take over full responsibility for the war
In 1974 Nixon resigned because of the Watergate Scandal.
President Nixon wanted South Vietnamese Troops to take over combat duties from U.S Forces.
U.S Forces would withdraw and ARVN troops would try to reunite Vietnam under a single flag.
Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal not only ended his presidency but also caused a generation to distrust government and its leaders.
Nixon courted southern conservatives by appealing to law and order.