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Richard Nixon departs from Washington for the last time as president

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Richard Nixon departs from Washington for the last time as president

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In his last hours as president on Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon boarded Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland for his flight home to California and into retirement. Walter Cronkite anchored the CBS News Special Report with Bob Schieffer reporting.

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