Today in History: August 8 — President Nixon Announced His Resignation

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President Richard M. Nixon delivering his resignation speech from the Oval Office at the White House 

On this day in 1978, United States President, Richard M. Nixon announced his resignation. By 12 pm the following day, President Nixon’s Vice President, Gerald R. Fords was sworn in as the 38th President of the United States.

President Nixon’s resignation was as a result of the Continue reading

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