40 years later: Local woman worked in Nixon White House, oversaw Watergate tapes

Forty years ago Saturday in the East Room of the White House, Gertrude Fry broke down into tears.

It was 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 9, 1974. After sharing his intentions on national television the night before, President Richard Nixon was announcing his resignation to Cabinet members and personnel.

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dejaview55

Watergate was nothing compared to Nixon's illegal negotiations with President Thieu on a more favorable peace settlement in Vietnam while a candidate in 1968 which extended the Vietnam War causing the deaths of 20,000 American soldiers. Look it up!

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