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Nixon Farewell and Homecoming / California #478714

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 09, 1974
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(Studio) President resignation letter delivered to Secretary of State at 11:35 a.m. EST. Letter shown. Report on last day.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Crowd shown by White House copter. President Nixon, wife, and daughters and husbands enter E. Room. Nixon tearful. [NIXON - speaks of mistakes, but nothing for personal gain. Defects only beginning. Tells staff to give best and continue in government work. Says those who hate you win if you hate them and that will destroy you. Thanks staff.] Crowd stands. Fords walk Nixons to copter. Haig gives "thumbs-up" sign. Nixon waves goodbye. Rose Mary Woods shown. Copter taken to Andrews AFB.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(S. California) Crowd cheers Nixon., Family leaves for San Clemente.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John

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