Nixon's chart at first glance

Forty years ago on August 8, Richard Nixon announced his resignation as President of the United States.  I have strong memories of watching the Watergate hearings on TV with my family--a formative experience.  Nixon remains a fascinating figure.  Surprisingly, I’ve never looked at his chart until now!


In our astrological tradition, one thing we do upon first glance of a chart is identify any planet that has recently changed sign, or is about to.  This can be especially important if that change increases or decreases the planet’s essential dignity in a major way.  Such planets will have strong motivations, determined in part by the nature of the change.


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