August 1974
Time;8/19/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p21
The article offers information on the resignation of President Richard Nixon on August 8, 1974. It states that Nixon came up with his decision to resign from the presidency on August 6, 1974 and tighten his decision on August 7, 1974. It notes that President Nixon met his chief of staff, General Alexander Haig to discuss his plan and called his successor, Vice President Gerald Ford for a private meeting. Gerald Warren, Deputy Press Secretary informs the media regarding the private talk of President Nixon and Ford. Furthermore, Ron Ziegler, close adviser of President Nixon, announces that at 9 o'clock, Eastern Daylight Time, the President will present his resignation speech to the nation via radio and television from his Oval Office in the White House.


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