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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Kapids Gazeite: tii., August 9, 1974 Nixon Text: 'I Shall Resign the Presidency shall resign rffei'lixe WASHINGTON tlPD for the process lo be pro- of President Nixon's address to i longed Ihe nation Thursday night Good evening. This is the 37th lime I iiave spo'-ipf) to you from thi? office where so many decisions haw been made that shaped the tory of this nation. Each time 1 have done so to discuss you some matter I'lii! I iVdtrle rtii'iVI.Vj Ulr f jj tional interest. In all the deci- must always eome sions I have made in my public personal considerations. From president Ford. I know, as I life 1 have alwavs tried 10 discussions l have had with told the nation when 1 nomina- what was best for the nati Have Never Been a Quitter" America with whieh bewail this- second term. 1 feel a giva! sadness thai I will not be here in this oftice. working in any tha: may have been done in tlie course of the events thai led to this decision. Therefore, 1 the presidency I would have preferred to tomorrow. carry through the defense' w whatever the persona! agony it sworn is a.s 1'resident i would liave involved And my .hour, in this office. As I recall me tiian noi to do so. I would say unly (hat if some of my judgments were wrong anil some were behalf to achieve those hopes in1 _ were made in !lk.y the next two-and-a-half years. liut in turning over direction ol ihe government to Vice- To Iho.se who have stood wish me during these past difficult months to my family, my friends, the many others who joined in supporting my cause I because they believed it was a In (or the ui'eat causes to lllv o whii-h 1 have IH'CII dedicated Mart of that process of healing years have been a mo- of will not become world s standard: which is so desperately time in this history of.its grave. danl lives. ip our nation and the world. They VVo must P'oss on however, my years as a con- have ha-ii a time of achieu'- f for a goal not only inure ami senator, 1 regret ueepiv any injuries M DegUH Of full opportu- Limiting nity for every American. And of Acnieieinein.s tiiril rei ri'.scin "k the shared efforts the ad- Together with the Soviet right now to achieve. pro-pc.iitv ministration, ihe congress and I'r.ioii, we have made Ihe cm without inflation. For more than a ol a century of public life tthaU 1 have shared a turbulent hislorv any what 1 believed at the time to be in the best interests nt the nation. congress the people. Hut the challenges L-jai ahead are equally great. And oo. will require the sup- congressional and other leaders led him for lliat office 10 i 1 have concluded that because months ago. lhat the leadership) Throughout the long and dif- Of lne Watergate matter I ol America will be in good j limit period of Watergate I might not have the support "I liands. have felt it mv dulv to ''lp congress that I would con- In passing this office to vice-president. 1 also
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