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Ed Nixon; the Last to Know?

In Fun with Richard Nixon, television, U.S History, U.S Presidents on August 12, 2009 by Editor Z


Ed Nixon, the last surviving brother of former U.S President Richard Nixon, sure found out about his brother’s resignation from the Presidency in an awkward way.

This is a statement Ed Nixon made in an interview on C-SPAN, according to Reliable Source (H/T: political wire)

“I didn’t really hear anything of this until I came down the mountain from the campsite and stopped in at a barbershop to get some hair cut off my head, and it was the talk of the town.”

In case you forgot, Sunday was the 35th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation from the Presidency in the wake of the Watergate Scandal.

Here is the famous televised address on the night of August 8, 1974 where Nixon announced he would resign the presidency.



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