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Nixon’s Farewell Speech to White House Staff - Pt 2 of 2

Reel Number: 220906-02

Color: Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1974

Country: USA

Location: DC,Washington,White House

TC Begins: 07:14:00

TC Ends: 07:24:22

Duration: 00:10:22

Nixon’s Farewell Speech to White House Staff - Pt 2 of 2 Tearful speech about mother - “... my mother was a saint. And I think of her, two boys dying to tuberculosis, nursing four others in order... “ 07:15:06 ... Nixon quotes TR regarding death of his daughter. “He thought the light had gone from his life forever -- but he went on. ... We think that when we suffer defeat, that all is ended.... Not true. It is only a beginning always... the greatness comes when you are really tested, when you take some knocks... Because only when you’ve been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain. 07:20:13 And so I say to you on this occasion, as we leave, we leave proud of the people who have stood by us and worked for us... And so, we leave with high hopes, in good spirit and with deep humility, and with very much gratefulness in our hearts...” 07:22:14 Applause and Nixon leaves. Henry Kissinger. Guests leaving incl. George Bush Sr?? NB Reporters voices may not be used: 07:22:33 - 07:24:22 We can provide the transcript of the entire speech.

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