U.S. President Richard Nixon's speech on the Watergate incident in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1973, April 30 Duration:9 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Richard Nixon's speech on the Watergate scandal in Washington DC. The White House in Washington DC. President Nixon in his office. The President speaks about the charges against his administrative officials and top-aides members on their involvement in the Watergate issue. He learns that his re-election committee members were also blamed. He orders for investigation and charges are put against 7 defendants. He also receives continuous assurance regarding the non-involvement of any White House official in the issue. The President does not receive any information on the possibility of some charges being correct. He orders the investigating officers to report to him directly. He orders his officials to co-operate with the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), the prosecutor and the grand jury and also to testify before Senate committee. He accepts the resignation of Haldeman and Ehrlichman. The President finds this step being essential in guarding the nation's integrity and to restore public confidence in their President. He states the appointment of new Attorney General and discusses the additional responsibility he has given to him. The President assures citizens of a fair justice.
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