“Our long national nightmare is over.”

In August of 1974, faced with Congressional hearings, a mountain of bad press and the looming threat of impeachment over the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon became the first president in U.S. history to resign. His official letter of resignation was delivered at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time on August 9, 1974. A half-hour later, Nixon’s Vice … Read more

“Our long national nightmare is over.”

In August of 1974, faced with Congressional hearings, a mountain of bad press and the looming threat of impeachment over the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon became the first president in U.S. history to resign. His official letter of resignation was delivered at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time on August 9, 1974. A half-hour later, Nixon’s Vice … Read more