President Ford Pardon of Richard Nixon
The video is courtesy of the Gerald R. Ford Library.
President Ford addressed the nation to announce that he would grant a full, free, and absolute pardon to former President Nixon. He cited the likelihood of the controversy going on and harming the U.S. in the event that he did not issue the pardon.
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