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This day in 1974: Nixon
leaves, Ford arrives

USA Today, by David Jackson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/9/2013 8:34:22 PM

President Obama is holding his news conference Friday in an historic room on an historic anniversary. Thirty-nine years ago, in the East Room of the White House, Richard Nixon made his farewell address after resigning the presidency over the Watergate investigation -- a final act for a pivotal figure in American history. That same day, Gerald Ford took the oath of office as the 38th president, a ceremony also held in the East Room. (By the way, this is not an attempt to compare Obama to Nixon and Ford; the anniversary is just a coincidence.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/9/2013 8:57:06 PM     (No. 9466670)

If only lightening would strike in the same place twice. All of us should be so lucky. Former Pres. Nixon, so sorry I was conned by the media way back then. Being one who cheered your departure, later in life it was learned I was on the wrong side of the argument.


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