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President Nixon Signals "V" Prior to Boarding Marine One

Photographer
Robert L. Knudsen
Date of Work
August 9, 1974
Type
Photograph
Credit
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
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President Nixon Signals "V" Prior to Boarding Marine One

In this photograph taken by Robert L. Knudsen, President Richard Nixon gives his famous "V" sign as he departs the White House for the last time and boards the Marine One helicopter. On August 9, 1974, President Richard Nixon resigned from office. After addressing cabinet members, staff, and White House employees, he and his family departed the White House.