How Past Presidents Said Farewell To The Nation
There’s nothing traditional about what’s happening in Washington this week.
President Trump is the first president in more than 150 years to skip the inauguration of his successor. He recorded a final message but he will not deliver a high-profile, televised farewell address as some past presidents have done.
Here & Now‘s Alex Ashlock has a report on how past presidents have said goodbye.
Past Presidents’ Farewell Addresses
Sen. Chris Coons reads George Washington‘s 1796 farewell address
George H. W. Bush
George W. Bush
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