Presidential Speeches

August 15, 1973: Address to the Nation About the Watergate Investigations

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Richard Nixon

August 15, 1973

Source National Archives

President Nixon sets out to address the charges made against those in his administration and provide the American public with a perspective on the situation from the President's viewpoint. He states his assumption of responsibility for the incident, but stresses his lack of knowledge of the situation. The President recounts his requests for the facts and denounces the actions of the criminals. Nixon stresses the importance of moving forward with other pressing issues facing the country.

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August 15, 1973: Address to the Nation About the Watergate Investigations

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