American Experience

Nixon on Unity: the Silent Majority

Clip: Season 24 | 1m 33s

President Nixon tried to demonstrate that most Americans supported him with his "Silent Majority" speech in November 1969. "To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans," Nixon said, "I ask for your support, for the more divided we are at home, the less likely the enemy is to negotiate at Paris."

Aired: 12/31/06

Rating: NR

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