25th Anniversary Of Nixon's Resignation

GUESTS: HELEN THOMAS *UPI Reporter who's covered every president from Kennedy to Clinton (since 1961) *"Dean of the White House Press Corps" *Author of Front Row at the White House (Scribner, 1999) ROBERT DALLEK *Author Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times: 1961-1973 *Professor of History at Boston University Twenty-five years ago, in the aftermath of Watergate and Congress' move to impeach him, President Richard Nixon became the first President ever to retire from office. In the quarter century since, the country has been thrown into political tumult many times, the most recent of course being this year's impeachment of President Clinton. But in 1974, the country faced the first Presidential crisis of modern times, the repercussions of which many say are still felt today. Join guest host Melinda Penkava and guests for a look back at the presidency of Richard Nixon and the political and cultural significance of his resignation from office.

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