Washington DC. August 9th 1974.
President Richard Nixon and his wife are leaving the White House in a helicopter, to their home in San Clemente, California. A break in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex on June 17, 1972 resulted in one of the biggest political scandals the US government has ever seen. Effects of the scandal ultimately led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, on August 9, 1974, the first and only resignation of any U.S....more »