The anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation, decades after the fact, still has the power to trigger retrospection. Nixon used just one sentence to resign the presidency and set an unenviable precedent. What more could be said?
As it turns out, there remained lots to say, motivations and actions to analyze, and reputations to dissect and attempt to resurrect. The college allied so closely with the rise of Nixon faced decades in the shadow of his controversial legacy.