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Nixon says goodbye to the White House staff., Aug. 9, 1974 (Photo credit: Ollie Atkins, White House Photographer)

Therefore I Shall Resign

AUGUST 8, 1974, televised from the Oval Office, 37th President Richard Nixon said: “Good evening. This is the 37th time I have spoken to you from this office…To continue to fight…for my personal vindication would almost totally absorb the time and attention of both the President and the Congress…Therefore, I shall resign…If some of my judgments were wrong…they were made in what I believed…to be the best interest of the Nation.”

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