August 9, 1974 Wichita Newspaper--Ford Becomes 38th President, Nixon Resigns
Cleaning out some old attic items--
Newspaper--The Wichita Beacon, Friday, August 9, 1974 with the headline:
"Ford Becomes 38th President, Says Long Nightmare is Over"
Other articles on the front page are "Survey Finds Wichitans Support Nixon Decision", "Haid, Kissinger had roles in resignation, -6A" "Nixon's Gone! Why Do I Cry?", "'Immunity' lies heavy on Congress-6A", "The Next step, pick a vice-president", "Must Nixon sell San Clemente home?" "Ford, his family and his career", "Mistakes, Yes, Personal Gan, Never, Nixon Bids Staff Tearful Goodbye".
T are photos of Richard, Pat, and Tricia Nixon, Gerald Ford with his wife and Chief Justice Warren Burger on the front page. T are lots of interesting articles in this newspaper. They include:
Kissinger Promises to Stick With Ford (John) Connally Enters Plea: Innocent on all Counts (bribery) (Elmer Wayne) Henley Going to Huntsville for Start of 594-year Prison Term (mass murderer) Gerry Ford May Be Wise in Retaining H. Kissinger The Nightmare Fades With the Resignation Recap articles of the Watergate break-in Ford--"Nightmare Over" Nixon--A Tearful Farewell Kissinger, Haig Counseled Nixon--with a big photo of the Fords and Nixons Rockefeller Felt in Top Spot for Vice Presidency Nixon Has Financial Problems Impeachment Proceedings to Halt: No Deal Made on Watergate Californians Hope Nixon Sells Home Weeping Nixon Gained Control Before Air Time Joy and Grief at Resignation Gerald Ford (with large photo of searing in, with Nixon standing beside him) White House at Times Enticing, with photo of Gerald Four with his wife and four children She Wanted Jerry to Herself--Betty Ford's Plans Altered Photo of Ford playing football for the Michigan Team Thieu Orders Military Alert in Face of US Changeover (President Nguyen Van Thie of South Vietnam)
Big insert, headline: NIXON RESIGNS
Big color photo of Gerald and Betty Ford Photo of Julie giving President Nixon a hug Says Peace His Legacy Text of Nixon Farewell Address No Reciminations JUerry Ford Faces Presidency Full of Confidence, Assurance Kansans Express Sorrow and Relief Proceedings Halt on Impeachment GOP Production-Line Ford Plodder Nation Yearns For 'I Must Put the Interests of Americans First' Nixon Explains Pat, 2 Daughters in Tears as Family Meets for Dinner Ford Gets Conservatives' VP Roster Dollar Value Boosted by Resignation News Ford's Park Ranger Son Heads for Father's Side Nixon Vetoes Farm Budget at 11th Hour Ford an Orthodox Republican and a Solid Practical Plodder Nixon Farewell Address Stresses Duty to Country Spectators Sat in on 'Wake' as History Unfolded Inside What Will Nixon Do Now, Writing, but No Speeches Jerry Ford Faces Presidency Full of Confidence, Assurance Leaders of Both Parties Hope for an Era of Reconciliation President's Last Day 'Unbelievable Serene' Major Achievements, All in Nixon's First Term World Hot Spots Distressed Over Change in Leaders Kansas Party Leaders Express Sorrow, Relief Nixon's Still Hero in His Hometown Ford's Morning Menu Includes Sports Page
T are five sections to this newspaper, even includes the classifieds.
This is a used newspaper, not in pristine condition, but is pretty good. It has yellowing from age, small tears along some of the edges. The front bottom right article has a part torn from it, but the photo is all t
Interesting reading, great collectible item.
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