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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In her final address as U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama vows to defend American values

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United States First Lady, Michelle Obama delivering her final speech as First Lady in the East Room of the White House. Photo: CNN

A very emotional Michelle Obama, has delivered her final speech as the First Lady of the United States, by urging young people in America to defend their values. Mrs Obama got choked up Continue reading