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Recalling Nixon's Resignation

Thirty years ago today, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation in the wake of the Watergate scandal. The resignation became effective at noon, Aug. 9, 1974. NPR's Linda Wertheimer recalls the historic event.

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Linda Wertheimer
As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.