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NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 08, 1975
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(Studio) Report on Betty Ford.

(DC) [Mrs. FORD - enjoys being in White House Husband changed in past year He feels very mature and firm.]
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Richard Nixon resigned August 9, 1974.

(DC) [NIXON - announces resignation.] Shown leaving White House
REPORTER: James Polk

(San Clemente, California) Nixon in seclusion and ill health at La Casa Pacifica. [Ex-Nixon speech writer Raymond PRICE, JR. - says Nixon living in exile in own country Always bounces back. He's aware of passions Watergate inspires.] Nixon works on memoirs. Borrowed $189,000 to meet mortgage from industry Robert Abplanalp. Nixon's Key Biscayne, Florida, home to be sold. Debts amount to $642,000; debts itemized. [Literary agent Irving LAZAR - says if Nixon speaks with candor, book to be fascinating historical document.] Photos show Nixon with friends and family. Shown with ex-aides, Bebe Rebozo, and George Mardikian. [MARDIKIAN - says Nixon was his old self.] Nixon met with people on beach last month [Nixon neighbor Bill SOEBERG - says doesn't see Nixon.]
REPORTER: James Polk

Cochran, John;
Hart, John;
Polk, James

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