Wednesday, October 5

What to know about date, impeachment.


Just less than 50 years ago a scandal like never before rocked the office of the presidency, leading to the resignation of the 37th president, Richard M Nixon.

Nixon resigned the presidency in August 1974.

Here we unpack the reasons behind Nixon’s historic resignation, including the involvement of the US attorney general and recall the famed speech he gave upon exiting the Oval Office.

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What date did Nixon resign?

Nixon announced his resignation on Aug 8, 1974. He spoke via televised public address from the Oval Office to the American people.


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