President Nixon states that he is "not a crook" during a news conference in Orlando, Florida.
Orlando Florida USA Date:1973, November 17 Duration:6 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Richard Nixon responds to a journalist question during a press conference in Orlando, Florida. The journalist talks about the recent statement of Senator Mark Hatfield. He asks the President about the extent to which he thinks the Hatfield statement could explain the occurrence of the Watergate issue. The President responds that the year 1972 was a busy year for him. He did not run his campaign during that period. He takes the responsibility of all mistakes that were made. He briefly talks about his investments which were mentioned in some of the editorials. He feels that in the presidency it is important to have no questions about the President's personal finance. He talks about the questions raised by editorials about his earning and investments. He states that he has been in 14 years of government services. He mentions the sources from where the money came. The President counts the sources. He states that in all years of his public life he has never obstructed justice. He clarifies that he is not a crook and has earned everything he has got. Includes the famous "I am not a crook" line.
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