Richard Nixon's resignation letter. (It wasn't official though until Secretary of State Henry Kissinger initialed it!) Presidents Richard, American History, Letters Of Resignation, Richard Nixon, Resignation Letters, Auguste 1974, Nixon Letters, 9Th Auguste, Nixon Resignation
Pat Nixon 1912-1993 ~ “I just want to go down in history as the wife of the President.” Nixon, Pat~~Richard Nixon’s wife created White House tours for the blind and deaf, and was the first first lady to wear pants in public.
On August 8, 1974, California-born President Richard Nixon announced his resignation to be effective on August 9, 1974 at noon. Born in Yorba Linda, Nixon began his political career as a US Representative and was elected president in 1968. Threatened with impeachment over Watergate, he resigned in disgrace, however President Gerald Ford pardoned him by issuing Proclamation 4311 on September 8, 1974.