Richard Nixon was the 37th President of the United States of a America. On August 9, 1974, Nixon resigned the presidency because of the Watergate scandal.
In the Timeless Universe Edit
In 1972, Garcia Flynn obtains the deleted eighteen and a half minutes of the Watergate tape. Part of the previously missing tape is played to a captive audience of Wyatt Logan, Lucy Preston, and Rufus Carlin. In the tape, Nixon explains that he is being blackmailed by Rittenhouse and that the Doc is missing. (“The Watergate Tape”)
On July 12, 1969, Nixon makes an appearance on television explaining that the mission to the moon by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin is in critical condition and that the astronauts will not likely return to Earth. (“Space Race”)