Nixon Tapes Released For 40th Anniversary Of Resignation – Yahoo News

Segments culled from those 30 hours of interviews were aired publicly just once, on CBS News. This week, The Richard Nixon Foundation and the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum are releasing a series of clips of those interviews in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the resignation. In the first installments of the video series entitled A President Resigns, the disgraced president recalls learning that the infamous tape that became known as the smoking gun had been released. The tape revealed that Nixon had been aware of the break-in at the Watergate, despite his repeated denials. Recommended: Know your US presidents?
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Nixon reframes Watergate scandal in rereleased 1983 interviews – LA Times

We pass the Islamic Center and a super-relaxed dude on the bus looks like Snoop, bopping his head, wearing a shirt that commemorates the 1882 birth of a place called Ontario. A woman gets on with two screaming kids, and into their faces she installs juice boxes. An ancient man in a bike helmet snoozes against the window, flattening a powerful mustache.
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That Time I Took the Bus and Everything Was Great

“He was still trying that day to stay in office and finally one Republican congressman after another told him he had to quit.” In Yorba Linda on Tuesday, there was no rush of visitors to see the excerpts on display, selected from the interviews and played in a loop in a darkened theater. For much of the day, the theater was nearly empty as a few older couples and the occasional family trickled in to watch them. Many visitors seemed oblivious to the anniversary and said they did not know that the tapes were new. Some said they were too young to remember Nixon’s resignation; others said they had become more fond of him over the years. For 81-year-old Nancy Jerdee of Chandler, Ariz., there was not much new, but it brought back her sadness from that day. “I lived through all of that,” she said, describing Nixon as a great president. “It was such a stupid thing to have to resign over….
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