Farewell address of U.S. President Richard Nixon at the White House in Washington DC following his resignation from office.
Washington DC USA Date:1974, August Duration:9 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Richard Nixon delivers a farewell address at the White House in Washington DC, United States following his resignation. White House staff and cabinet members listen to a speech made by President Nixon. Nixon delivers his farewell address. Behind him stand his daughter Julie Nixon Eisenhower and her husband David Eisenhower. He requests the members of White House staff to serve the next President as they have served him with devotion and dedication. He speaks about his experience at the White House and compares it to other government houses around the world. Nixon thanks the cabinet and staff members who served him. He says that people who serve in U.S. government should be strong to make the United States a world leader. He says that the country needs good carpenters, farmers and businessmen. He speaks about his father Francis A. Nixon who was a streetcar motorman and then a farmer. Nixon speaks that his mother was a saint but there will be no books written about her.
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