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Nixon Resignation #631127

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 08, 1999
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(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Faw) The 25th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon following his coverup of the Watergate break-in featured. [Nixon chief of staff Alexander HAIG - says Nixon did not believe he did anything wrong.] [At Watergate hearings, Nixon White House counsel John DEAN - says there was a cancer growing on the presidency.] [Nixon press secretary Ron ZIEGLER - says Nixon admitted he lost the people's trust.] [August 8, 1974, NIXON - explains why he will resign.] [August 9, 1974, NIXON - talks about the magnificence of being on the highest mountain.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The continuing refusal of Watergate reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein to say give the identity of their source "Deep Throat" noted. [BERNSTEIN - says it was one source.] [WOODWARD - explains when the source will be named.]

Faw, Bob;
Roberts, Deborah;
Seigenthaler, John

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