No Person Is Above the Law
In the end, it was an 8-0 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that precipitated President Nixon's resignation. In that ruling, the Court directed the president to release requested tape recordings to congressional committees and to Watergate Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworkski. Gerald Ford was sworn in as America's thirty-eighth president and the nation was again reminded that no person - not even the President of the United States - is above the law.
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