Sep 082019

Gerald Ford

Richard Nixon

President Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon in 1974. Nixon had resigned on August 9, 1974 to avoid impeachment. Gerald Ford became president that day. He decided to pardon Nixon to bring calm and unity to the country. Some experts believe those goals were not accomplished.

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