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August 9, 1974: Remarks on Departure From the White House

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Richard Nixon

August 09, 1974

Source National Archives

President Nixon speaks to members of his cabinet and the White House staff as he leaves the White House after resigning the presidency on August 8, 1974. Forced to resign because of the Watergate scandal, he tells them he is proud of their work and accomplishments. Nixon pledges that leaving the presidency will be a new beginning.

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August 9, 1974: Remarks on Departure From the White House

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