A Week in History: Nixon, Watergate, and the Gettysburg Address

Richard Nixon declares, "I am not a crook" and Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address.

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A look back at the week in history

Nov. 15 1867 The first stock ticker is unveiled in New York, transmitting current stock prices to brokers using telegraph technology.

Nov. 17, 1973 During the Watergate investigation, Richard Nixon declares, "I am not a crook."

Nov. 18, 1928 Mickey Mouse stars in Steamboat Willie, the first cartoon with synchronized sound.

Nov. 19, 1863 Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address.

Nov. 20, 1945 The Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders begin. Twelve would be sentenced to death.