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40th Anniversary of Nixon Resignation is Next Week

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In a week, we’ll mark the 40th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation.  I remember the night like it was yesterday.  My grandfather came home from work and gave me a copy of the New York Daily News with the largest headline I’ve ever seen in a mainstream newspaper — Nixon Quits.  If you’d like…

38th Anniversary of Nixon’s Resignation

Richard Nixon Resignation Speech

That rumbling in the earth with an epicenter near Yorba Linda wasn’t a series of earthquakes yesterday. It was Richard M. Nixon rolling in his grave. Today marks the 38th anniversary of Nixon’s infamous resignation; the Yorba Linda native announced to the nation that he would resign the night before making Augusy 8th and 9th…

Did the Register Forget an Important Anniversary?

Thirty six years ago today, Yorba Linda’s own Richard Nixon resigned from the office of president.  He flew into the El Toro Airbase back to his Orange County roots and a home in San Clemente, where comedian, an OC native, Steve Martin imagined him walking the beaches with big old shorts on using a metal detector.…

Celebrate Richard Nixon’s 96th Birthday Friday

That’s right, Tricky Dick would have been 96 this Friday so the good folks at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda have a gift for you: free admission. There will be a ceremony and a lecture, plus that Watergate exhibition has been snazzed up to include actual facts.  And Ann Coulter is coming to the…