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Saturday, August 09, 2014
40th Anniversary Of Nixon's Presidential Resignation
The Watergate saga came to an end when embattled President Richard Nixon, who was about to become the first president to be impeached and removed from office, resigned effective at noon EDT on August 9, 1974 rather than face the ignominy of being impeached and removed from office.
And yeah, as a teenaged political junkie, I watched the speech that Nixon gave to the nation on the night of August 8, 1974