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President Nixon's Farewell Speech and Departure from the White House

Courtesy Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library

Courtesy Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library

Washington, DC
Saturday, August 9, 2014

On August 9, 1974 – the morning after he announced his decision to resign – President Nixon and his family joined White House staff, administration officials and political supporters in the East Room of the White House to deliver his farewell speech. Immediately following his remarks, American History TV will show his departure from the South Lawn of the White House, accompanied by Vice President Ford and his wife, Betty.

NOTE: Due to copyright restrictions, video of Richard Nixon's departure cannot be viewed at our website.  

Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:22pm (ET)

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