Post Originals  ·   June 8, 2012

Nixon resigns

- Nixon announces his resignation in nationally televised speech on August 8, 1974. “As president, I must put the interests of America first,” he declared. He was the first U.S. president to ever resign the office. ()

- Nixon announces his resignation in nationally televised speech on August 8, 1974. “As president, I must put the interests of America first,” he declared. He was the first U.S. president to ever resign the office. ()

Nixon resigns (1:57)

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