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Brezhnev Tried To Lift Nixon’s Spirits

10/26/2007 • News, Richard Nixon

As the Watergate scandal enveloped U.S. President Richard Nixon in the summer of 1974, he was buoyed by a secret message of moral support from Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, according to newly released U.S. State Department documents.