CBS News Special Report on Richard Nixon's Resignation

CBS News aired a “Special Report” prior to President Nixon’s address to the nation 9:00 p.m. ET on August 8, 1974, on the assumption that he… read more

CBS News aired a “Special Report” prior to President Nixon’s address to the nation 9:00 p.m. ET on August 8, 1974, on the assumption that he would resign. This was the last 30 minutes of coverage prior to President Nixon’s address to the nation.

The report included an interview from earlier in the day of former Vice President Herbert Humphrey by Rod Challenger of WCOO-TV in Minneapolis.

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CBS News Special Report on Richard Nixon's Resignation

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Program ID:
320756-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 08, 2014 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 2014 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 08, 2014 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2014 | 11:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2014 | 3:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2014 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 10, 2014 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3