U.S. President Richard Nixon's speech on the Watergate scandal in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1973, April 30 Duration:3 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Richard Nixon addresses U.S. citizens on the Watergate scandal in Washington, DC. The President questions upon the occurrence of the Watergate scandal and whom should one blame. He finds 1972 as the year of crucially important decisions, of intense negotiations and of new directions in achieving goals for bringing peace to United States. He states that the Presidency stands before politics. He has limited his appearances in campaigns. He believes that the culprits must bear the liability and pay the penalty. He finds it cowardly to blame his sub-ordinates, to whom he had delegated the responsibility, for the improper actions that took place within his campaign organization. Instead he accepts all the charges as he believes that the man at the top of an organization is the one who is responsible for all. The President takes a pledge to ensure a fair justice in the Watergate scandal.
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