January 04, 1974 : President Nixon refuses to hand over tapes

Introduction

President Richard Nixon refuses to hand over tape recordings and documents that had been subpoenaed by the Senate Watergate Committee. Marking the beginning of the end of his Presidency, Nixon would resign from office in disgrace eight months later.

Article Details:

January 04, 1974 : President Nixon refuses to hand over tapes

  • Author

    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2010

  • Title

    January 04, 1974 : President Nixon refuses to hand over tapes

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nixon-refuses-to-hand-over-tapes

  • Access Date

    November 19, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks