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"One year of Watergate Is Enough" Nixon declares in 1974 SOTU speech -- August 8, 1974 Nixon resigns

Decades earlier, Nixon devoted much of his final State of th backfromthedead02/05/19
backfromthedead (Feb 5, 2019 - 9:27 pm)

Decades earlier, Nixon devoted much of his final State of the Union speech in January 1974 to the country's energy crisis. But near the end of his remarks, he added a "personal word" about Watergate. Nixon called for the investigation to end, declaring "one year of Watergate is enough" and said he had no "intention whatever" of resigning.
But the Republican reversed course and stepped down that August, becoming the only president ever to resign. Nixon had faced impeachment by the House over his participation in the attempted cover-up of a break-in at Democratic Party headquarters executed by burglars connected to his re-election campaign.
Shortly after taking office, President Gerald Ford — Nixon's vice president and successor — pardoned Nixon.
https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/01/30/nixon-watergate-special-prosecutor-state-of-the-union-1974.cnn

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