Friday, 2 October 2009

Regarding that pardon

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On September 8th, 1974, newly appointed President of the United States, Gerald Ford, issued Richard Nixon a full pardon, thereby precluding future prosecution for crimes he committed during the Watergate scandal. The move was an extremely controversial one. Just days later, schoolboy Anthony Ferreira sent the following letter to the White House.



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H.B. Milnes School
Fair Lawn N.J. 07410
Sept. 11, 1974

Dear President Ford,

I think you are half Right and half wrong.

yours truly,

Anthony Ferreira