Posts Tagged ‘historic video’

Richard Nixon Five Minutes Before Resignation

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

This is the five minutes before Richard Nixon’s televised address to the nation announcing that he would resign from the presidency (via Earth & Pragmatism via @dbrauer):

Gerald Ford In Context

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006

President . President Ford took office in the wake of the Watergate scandal and ‘s resignation and managed to, as he told Congress, bind the nation’s wounds. No small feat. Many believe his pardon of Nixon cost him re-election but in retrospect was a courageous move that allowed the country to move on.