The Nixons' Harrowing Experience in Caracas

The Richard Nixon Foundation has a new article about the attack on Vice President Nixon's motorcade in Caracas, Venezuela that we posted about on our social media accounts on the anniversary of the May 13, 1958 incident.

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The Nixons' Harrowing
Experience in Caracas

Sixty-two years ago this week, President Eisenhower sent Vice President and Mrs. Nixon on a tour of Latin America to promote American goodwill; instead, the tour was punctuated with fierce, anti-American protests.

The Nixons' May 13 visit to Venezuela turned violent and seriously threatened their safety. Read the nerve-wracking tale of personal survival and American resilience here.

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