President Nixon's Farewell to Staff

Following mounting pressure from Republican and Democratic leaders, President Richard Milhous Nixon resigned August 9,1974. That morning,… read more

Following mounting pressure from Republican and Democratic leaders, President Richard Milhous Nixon resigned August 9,1974. That morning, the president and his family addressed administration officials and White House staff concerning his thoughts on that important day. The address included a tribute to the White House staff and the president’s parents. While speaking about his parents, the president was almost moved to tears. Following the address, the president and his family left on a helicopter from the South Lawn. From there, the president boarded Air Force One and flew back to Yorba Linda, Calif. While he was somewhere over Missouri, Gerald Ford became the 38th president of the United States. close

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President Nixon's Farewell to Staff

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Program ID:
8666-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 1989
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2011

Airing Details

  • Aug 09, 1989 | 10:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 1989 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 1989 | 9:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 1989 | 12:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 1989 | 6:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 1994 | 3:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 1994 | 5:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 1994 | 3:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 05, 1997 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 05, 1997 | 11:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 1999 | 7:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 1999 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 1999 | 6:53am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 13, 1999 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2004 | 10:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2004 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2004 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2004 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2005 | 1:40pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2005 | 10:11pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2007 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 19, 2007 | 5:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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