This episode of Whistlestop revisits Sunday, Sept. 8, 1974, when President Gerald Ford announced his pardon of Richard Nixon.
Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential history. Hosted by political correspondent and Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable moments from America’s presidential carnival.
Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald.