In Nixon’s Own Words, Forgotten Tapes Examine Scandal, Resignation – The Denver Post

“The final nail in the coffin”: When Richard Nixon knew it was over – CBS News


The postings begin with Nixon recalling the day he decided to resign and end Saturday the date of his last day in office with the 37th president discussing his final day at the White House, when he signed the resignation agreement, gave a short speech and boarded a helicopter for San Clemente, Calif. Former U.S. President Richard Nixon. (AP file photo) The segments were culled from more than 30 hours of interviews that Nixon did with former aide Frank Gannon in 1983. The sections on Watergate aired publicly once, on CBS News, before gathering dust at the University of Georgia for more than 30 years. “This is as close to what anybody is going to experience sitting down and having a beer with Nixon, sitting down with him in his living room,” said Gannon, now a writer and historian. “Like him or not, whether you think that his resignation was a tragedy for the nation or that he got out of town one step ahead of the sheriff, he was a human being.” Nixon, who died in 1994, had hoped that providing his own narrative would help temper America’s final judgment of him.
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Former U.S. President Richard Nixon.

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CBS News “I can remember that hazy, hot, humid Aug. 9 40 years ago,” said Frank Gannon. Gannon was one of Nixon’s aides. He spent 36 hours interviewing the former president, who was then 70 years old What surprised him most about Nixon’s response?
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