The speech that President Nixon had hoped would sink the Watergate scandal once and for all fails to hit its target, according to polling.
Share this with
See all episodes from Letter from America by Alistair Cooke
Read a transcript of this recording
To download this episode (right click & "save target as / link as")
Nixon's changing explanations of the events leading to Watergate.
Nixon's political downfall and resignation on 9 August 1974.
See all broadcasts of Nixon's Watergate speech, 1973 (1)
The story of Richard Nixon, from his re-election, through to his disgrace after Watergate.
The best of Radio 4: opinion pieces, history, international reporting, books and culture.
See all podcasts for Letter from America by Alistair Cooke