Monday, September 08, 2008

Today In History - September 8, 1974

It was so appropriate that I started writing The Last Post about midnight and I didn't even know it.

According to The History Channel (and every other source I could find):

September 8, 1974

President Ford pardons former President Nixon

On this day in 1974, President Gerald Ford, who assumed office on the heels of President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation, pardons his predecessor for his involvement in the Watergate scandal.

TRUNCATED: Read more here.

When one is looking for an image to illustrate a story, sometimes it's hard to choose just one. Here's a small (Rogue's) Gallery:

1 comment:

the anti-thesis said...

I FINALLY got it, about ye rname that is... duh. thanks!