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Viewer Call-in with John Farrell on President Nixon's Resignation

President Nixon delivers his resignation speech on August 8, 1974

President Nixon delivers his resignation speech on August 8, 1974

Washington, DC
Saturday, August 9, 2014

President Nixon resigned his office 40 years ago on August 9, 1974. Journalist John Farrell responded to viewer questions about President Nixon's life, presidency and legacy as well as about the Watergate scandal that led to his administration's collapse. Mr. Farrell is currently working on a biography of the 37th president titled “Richard Nixon: An American Tragedy.”

Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:21pm (ET)

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