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Compass Special; Nixon's Resignation Speech


President Nixon's speech preceded by still image of the White House with audio s"set up" comments by Nixon and the technical audio engineers in the minutes prior to the speech.

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Compass Special
Nixon's Resignation Speech
Series Description

Part of new plan of news programs and specials that premiered January 1974.

Compass Specials were occasional broadcasts at other times that usually covered actual events as opportunities and resources permitted.

See Prime Time January 1974 for story in “Letter From The President.” Series release date: 1974

Program Description

United States President Richard Nixon resignation speech delivered 8/8/1974. 1974.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

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News Report
Chicago: “Compass Special; Nixon's Resignation Speech,” 11/13/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ADB660FB951D4DE7A58B035FE0000410.
MLA: “Compass Special; Nixon's Resignation Speech.” 11/13/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ADB660FB951D4DE7A58B035FE0000410>.
APA: Compass Special; Nixon's Resignation Speech. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ADB660FB951D4DE7A58B035FE0000410
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