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Memorandum to Speaker of the House of Representatives Carl Albert from Theodore Sorensen with proposed plans for a scenario where Speaker Albert succeeded to the presidency. Albert requested the memo amid the intensifying Watergate scandal and Vice President Spiro Agnew’s resignation. After Agnew’s resignation on October 10, 1973, Albert was first in the line of presidential succession.
Courtesy of Roy E. Brownell II and the Carl Albert Center at the University of Oklahoma. All rights reserved.
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Twenty-Fifth Amendment, 25th Amendment, Presidential Succession, Presidential Inability