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ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 1) "I shall resign the Presidency effective at noon tomorrow. Vice President Ford will be sworn in as President at... Freedom of Speech

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"I shall resign the Presidency effective at noon tomorrow. Vice President Ford will be sworn in as President at that hour in this office." These words were spoken by President Richard Nixon on August 8, 1974 on national television. They came after many months of scandal and investigation.

These historical events came to light because of newspaper stories in the Washington Post. Two reporters helped show how the President of the United States was involved in illegal ac...

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