Tricky DickSeason 1
Until recently, "Tricky Dick" bore the distinction of being the most notorious US president. This four-part series explores Richard Nixon's life and times, tracking his rise, fall, shocking comeback and ultimate political destruction.
- 1. Part One: The Will to WinAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTo understand the rise and fall of Richard Nixon, one must look to his beginnings. Raised by a family with modest means in a childhood beset by tragedy, Nixon learns early to recognize opportunity and, perhaps more importantly, how to seize it.
- 2. Part Two: Nixon's the OneAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishNixon loses one of the closest presidential elections in US history to John F. Kennedy. Following another loss in California, he retreats from politics, but in 1968, with a country in turmoil at home and abroad, Nixon senses an opportunity for a comeback.
- 3. Part Three: Storm CloudsAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAfter entering office in 1969, Richard Nixon finds that his survival hinges on a key promise: to end the Vietnam War. As the conflict rages on and the anti-war movement gains strength, the president suspects a conspiracy against him.
- 4. Part 4: You Destroy YourselfAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn a historic landslide, Nixon is re-elected to the Oval Office. But shortly into his second term, the cover-up of a break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters at the Watergate complex starts to fall apart.
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