45 years ago when President Nixon visited Rochester. 3 days later East High School erupted in racial violence

In keeping with our Presidential visits to Rochester series on June 18th, 1971 President Richard Nixon spoke at the Landmark Hotel in Pittsford. The 1971 visit was not Nixon’s first to Rochester. In a charged moment during his campaign against Kennedy, on November 1st, 1960 — only one week before election day — Vice President Nixon spoke at … Continue reading 45 years ago when President Nixon visited Rochester. 3 days later East High School erupted in racial violence