Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.005.014.a-c
Description Newspaper clippings covering the Nixon inauguration.

a1-2) Chattanooga Times front page articles dated January 20, 1969. Headline: "RICHARD NIXON WILL TAKE OATH OF PRESIDENCY TODAY AT NOON; SPECTATORS PACK WASHINGTON."

b) Chattanooga Post front page article dated January 20, 1969. Headline: "In Crisis of Spirit -- NIXON IS SWORN."

c) News Free-Press front page dated January 19, 2016. Headline: "5,000 ALLIES CLOSING IN ON REDS." Main article is about Vietnam, but the page also has a photo of Rep. Bill Brock getting a Distinguished Legislator Award from Tricia Nixon. Jack McDonald of Chattanooga emceed the event. This took place at the event attended by the Chattanooga Teen-Aged Republicans (TARs). See also 2016.005.011. An additional story covers the TARs event, continued on the back. On the back is also a photo of teenager Randy York of Lookout Mountain getting an autograph from David and Julie Eisenhower. The page also has an article about a private plane crashing in a yard on Lookout Mountain near Covenant College, killing the pilot, Benjamin Merrill of Huntsville, AL.
Date 1969
Extent of Description a1) 9.00" x 17.00"
a2) 7.00" x 19.75"
b) 14.75" x 9.50"
c) 14.50" x 23.00"
Accession number 2016.005