Unforgettable: Nixon Resigns

Nixon Resigns -- Departure in Marine 1

For a baby boomer American, the thought that the President of the United States could become so politically damaged that he would have to resign was unthinkable, and so even though I was thoroughly against the Vietnam war and detested Richard Nixon — it still seemed surreal to watch a sitting U.S. President resign in ignominy.  There was a sense that the institution, and the fabric of our society, had been damaged irreparably.

WALTER CRONKITE MAKES THE ANNOUNCEMENT

NIXON’S DEPARTURE FROM WHITE HOUSE

NIXON’S RESIGNATION SPEECH

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