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President Nixon's Resignation Address

Courtesy Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library

Courtesy Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library

Washington, DC
Saturday, August 9, 2014

At 9 o’clock on the night of August 8, 1974, President Nixon addressed the nation from the Oval Office. He announced his decision to resign. As part of American History TV's 40th anniversary coverage, we air the president’s resignation speech courtesy of the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library. First, we go behind-the-scenes in the Oval Office as the president prepares to deliver his remarks.

 

Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:26pm (ET)

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