In this video from the National Archives and Records Administration, watch as President Nixon speaks live to the nation on April 30, 1973, to defend his office for the first time from the charges relating to the Watergate scandal. Read the full text of this, Nixon’s first Watergate speech, here.

President Nixon addresses the nation about Watergate

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Source publication: US Information Agency/National Archives and Records Administration

Source publication date: April 30, 1973

Notes: Pres. Nixon defends his office on Watergate charges

Filed under: 1970s, Events, Politics, Video

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