ON AUGUST 9, 1974, NIXON RESIGNS "For the good of the country" DUE TO THE COVER-UP OF THE WATERGATE SCANDAL. DEMOCRATIC OFFICES WERE BUGGED AT THE WATERGATE AMONG OTHER UNETHICAL ACTIVITIES BY THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION THAT WERE FINALLY UNCOVERED. Richard+Nixon+Watergate+Scandal 15 of the Most Iconic Newspaper Headlines Ever Printed
Former slave John Wesley Cromwell (1846-1927) was an educator, lawyer, Republican, and journalist. He acquired his law degree at Howard University and likely was the first black attorney to argue before the Interstate Commerce Commission. He also published and edited the People's Advocate, a weekly newspaper, organized the Republican Party, and helped found the American Negro Academy.
A former slave, Republican Representative George Murray was the only black Member in the 53rd and 54th Congresses (1893–1897). Murray was highly regarded by his peers because of his position. An 1893 newspaper called him "the most intellectual negro in the [Sumter] county." Employing his formidable oratorical skills, Murray fought the Democrats' disfranchisement laws in the early 1890s.
ca. 1860, [The first portrait taken of Abraham Lincoln after he had received the nomination for president at the Republican National Convention in Chicago], William Marsh Abrahan Lincoln was one of the most strategic political nominees. He recognized the importance and benefit of the photograph as well as the newspapers in securing his public image and nomination. Therefore, Mr. Lincoln sat for over 100 photographs during his lifetime.
Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th President of the United States. A Republican from Ohio, Harding was an influential self-made newspaper publisher. He served in the Ohio Senate, as the 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio and as a U.S. Senator. Presidential Term, March 4, 1921 – August 2, 1923.
In prison, Sands became a writer of both journalism and poetry, with work published in the Irish republican newspaper An Phoblacht. In late 1980 Sands was chosen as Officer Commanding of the Provisional IRA prisoners in Long Kesh, succeeding Brendan Hughes who was participating in the first hunger strike.