WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back


NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — On August 9, 1974, President Richard Nixon resigned.

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President Richard Nixon (1913 – 1994) announces his resignation on national television, following the Watergate scandal. (Photo by Pierre Manevy/Express/Getty Images)

“I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow,” he announced on August 8. “Vice President Ford will be sworn in as president at that hour.”

Listen back to our team coverage from that day.

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