27,156Aug 9, 1974
Nixon Departure from White House
President and Mrs. Nixon left the White House after his resignation on August 9, 1974.
21,829Aug 8, 1974
President Nixon Resignation Address
President Nixon addressed the nation saying that he would resign effective at noon on August 9, 1974. The speech was delivered on television from the Oval Office on August 8, 1974.
10,389Apr 27, 1994
President Nixon Funeral
Former presidents, congressional leaders, family and friends gathered
to honor the 37th president. Those eulogizing the former president
included former Secretary of State Henry ...
9,663Feb 15, 2010
Effective Use of the President's Time
A panel of White House insiders during the Nixon administration talked about how Chief of Staff Bob Haldeman organized the Office of the President for efficient management. They discussed how ...
8,038Feb 28, 1972
President Nixon in China
President Nixon was the first American president to visit China. During his historic trip to China in 1972, President Nixon met with Chou en-Lai and gave remarks in Beijing and other ...
5,668Jan 6, 2010
President Nixon's Meeting with Elvis
In commemoration of the 75th birthday of Elvis Presley on January 8, 2010, the National Archives held a discussion of his White House meeting with then President Richard Nixon on December 21, 1970. ...
4,772Jun 26, 1993
Pat Nixon Funeral
Former first lady Pat Nixon was eulogized in a funeral ceremony in the garden outside the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library. Former presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford ...
4,138Sep 23, 1952
Responding to allegations that he operated an illegal “slush” fund, Senator Nixon talked about his finances and denied any wrongdoing. He also outlined the case for electing Dwight ...
3,921Jul 1, 1959
Nixon-Khrushchev Kitchen Debate
Vice President Nixon and Premier Krushchev waged an impromptu debate on the benefits of communism vs. capitalism, which became known as the “kitchen debate.” They were standing ...
3,228Jan 27, 1974
State of the Union Address
President Nixon gave his annual State of the Union address and focused on an energy crisis and efforts to secure a Middle East peace. He also spoke about the Watergate investigation saying that ...
2,961Jan 8, 2010
Nixon's Domestic Policy Initiatives
Four members of President Nixon’s Domestic Council talked about his domestic policies and the continuing influence of those policies in the present. Geoff Shepard moderated. He ...
2,657Jun 25, 1991
Book Discussion on Silent Coup: The Removal of a President
In a controversial new book on the Nixon resignation, Silent Coup: The Removal of a President, the authors said that White House aide John Dean was responsible for the cover-up of the 1973 ...
2,636Feb 4, 1992
Seize the Moment, Part 1
Former President Richard Nixon discussed his book Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World, published by Simon and Schuster. In his book, he assesses the ...
2,603Aug 9, 1974
President Nixon's Farewell to Staff
Following mounting pressure from Republican and Democratic leaders, President Richard Milhous Nixon resigned August 9,1974. That morning, the president and his family addressed administration ...
2,547Nov 25, 2013
First Lady Pat Nixon
Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Pat Nixon and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This was the 28th episode in the C-SPAN series “First ...
2,165Aug 7, 1996
Book Discussion on Nixon Off the Record
Ms. Crowley talked about her book, Nixon off the Record, published by Random House. It is based on her recordings of conversations the former president had with her and others while ...
2,109Nov 19, 1999
Life Portrait of Richard M. Nixon
In the thirty-sixth in a series on American presidents scholars and historians talked the life and career of Richard Nixon. Among the issues they discussed were his family life, his early ...
2,018Jan 20, 1969
President Nixon 1969 Inauguration
C-SPAN showed a highlight of the first inauguration of Richard Nixon courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio.
1,820Oct 21, 1960
Presidential Candidates Debate
Mr. Howe moderated the fourth and final debate between the two presidential candidates in 1960. The debate focused on foreign policy issues. The candidates debated questions introduced by ...
1,714Apr 18, 2011
Nixon White House Speechwriters
A group of former speechwriters for President Richard Nixon discussed their experience. Among the topics they addressed were the craft of speech writing, major events and speeches during the ...
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