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Recalling Nixon's Resignation

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Recalling Nixon's Resignation

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Recalling Nixon's Resignation

Recalling Nixon's Resignation

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Thirty years ago today, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation in the wake of the Watergate scandal. The resignation became effective at noon, Aug. 9, 1974. NPR's Linda Wertheimer recalls the historic event.

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