Category Archives: 70s & Water Gate Era

President Richard Nixon’s resignation letter – August 9, 1974

On the morning of August 9, 1974, the day following President Nixon’s televised resignation speech, White House Chief of Staff Alexander Haig presented this letter to President Nixon to sign. The President’s resignation letter is addressed to the Secretary of … Continue reading

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Ice Man – George Gervin – Finger Rolls & Highlights (NBA Legend)

“Ice Man” was without doubt my childhood athletic icon. I can remember as a youngster catching my $2 ticket to sit in the nosebleeds at the old San Antonio Arena.  The Ice Man was never shy about lighting up the … Continue reading

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Dr. J – Julius Erving – Dunks & Highlights (NBA Legend)

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Richard Nixon, Cambodian Incursion Address, 1970, Cold War

Nixon Cambodian Speech : Transcription of Speech The Cambodian Campaign (also known as the Cambodian Incursion) was a series of military operations conducted in eastern Cambodia during mid-1970 by the United States (U.S.) and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) during … Continue reading

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Richard Nixon, “Vietnamization & the Silent Majority,” November 3, 1969 (primary source speech)

  This attachment contains President Richard Nixon’s speech on his policy of “Vietnamization,” the gradual withdrawel of U.S. troops in Vietnam, and the transition of the South Vietnamese Goverment taking control. The president also alludes to the “Silent Majority,” the belief … Continue reading

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Frost Nixon, 2008 (motion picture) watergate

 Frost Nixon, 2008 A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.  

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All the President’s Men, 1976 (motion picture) Watergate

 All the President’s Men, 1976 In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on … Continue reading

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