Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 9, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

August 09, 1974

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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 '011 tonight, a iUP the small hours of the' note about Ford was sounded by; "All he did was compound one [troubles............. ,uul ouulll Alexander Barkan, director over the past 18 months by! "I have been a man in Henry Kissinger. "le future m.v best efforts in co-Communist the GOP candidate for Second district congressman. Before you borrow, there may be questions weighing on your mind about payments, rates, anything. For quick, courteous answers, call us today. We won't ask your name or talk shop unless you wont us lo. Dial Finance We don't want you to like us just for our money. 113 Third Ave. S.E. 355-1451 Loans to St 0.000 out South Vietnam in fear the AFL-CIO's Committee on his mouth and of the President and i who has helped to build operation and leadership and cal Education (COPE) in ad-! another." he told UPI. Istill he said. "I am of peace under President !dedication for wnat's good for! dressing the Iowa Federation of; Watergate went on so will show he was a I think those and good for th Labor convention. i Warner continued, because' President for hi.s work in foreign j should be continued and those! Thank you very much. "I have no reason to questioniNixon was ''wanting to lest peace and of peace will be con-' command would take advantage of Nixon's resig-l j j, to launch a general offen-1 and good for the world. his integrity honesty.'' Bar-1 system." kan said of Ford, "but I think I .1 "Don t Lnderstand tion his competence to lead this! A North high Des Moines slu- country of ours in these troubled i dent, Ed Hi, said. "1 re- times." I ally don't understand it all. The He said Ford voted is supposed to be 103 Out of 109 times on labor'someone who is honest, bills and that (he new President1 "I really want somebody to must share some of the Nixon and now they won't xibility for inflalion able to do it. By resigning due fo his support of Nixon's like this the taxpayers will be policies. He added: supporting him in rather grand st vie A Snow Job 1 wouldn t mind it we were "I can sec Ihe beginning of a supporting him in a federal in- propaganda snow job on the stitution.'but I don't like paying American people to build his pension, office slaff "and (Icrald Ford up into such a pic-, whatever." ture of a great leader that those Harry Baxter of Burlington, of us who have been watching DCS Moines county Democratic SENIORS SPECIAL ALL LIVING COLOR ONE 8x10 TWO 5x7 OR FOUR 4x5 NINE "WALLETS" "74" STICKERS phases of domestic progress. (ti'clar llupidi y week. By mail: Niflht Edition and Sunao 6 issues 13.75 a month, 139.00 a vcar: Al S3 BS 0 month, S40.00 d veor. Other stole ond U.S. territories 160.00 a veor. No Wo Gazelle carrier lervice. The Associated Press ii rnlitlr- eiclusivelv to the use for reoublicolion r all the tocot news printed In this Doper as well OS oil AP news discotcfies sive. One South Vietnamese of- ficial. listening to Nixon's: tinned. 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