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Sussman was city news editor at the Washington Post during the Watergate break-in and led the newspaper's subsequent coverage of the scandal. He wrote the book "The Great Coverup: Nixon and the Scandal of Watergate" that is now considered to be a Watergate classic, Lucot said. The book is a ...
This is not to minimize the damage Watergate did to America. Richard Nixon oversaw an illegal effort to gain electoral advantage and then covered it up. He placed himself above the law and sought to shut down those entrusted with the responsibility of bringing him and his team to justice. Watergate was ...

In the aftermath of the Saturday Night massacre in 1973, I and other members of the Watergate Special Prosecutor's office absorbed the concussive shock of the firing of special prosecutor Archibald Cox, only to realize that despite President Nixon's announcement to the contrary, we hadn't actually been ...
This is not to minimize the damage Watergate did to America. Richard Nixon oversaw an illegal effort to gain electoral advantage and then covered it up. He placed himself above the law and sought to shut down those entrusted with the responsibility of bringing him and his team to justice. Watergate was ...
30, 1974, and Washington was in the heady throes of breakdown--a Special Prosecutor was probing the Watergate crimes, the House was mulling impeachment--and the drama was playing out right before me. On the Republican side of the aisle, scores of Nixon loyalists rose to applaud, sometimes cheer ...
Seven months and 10 days later, Nixon resigned, after 5½ years in office. In his 1974 State of the Union, he had said he had "no intention whatever of ever walking away from the job that the people elected me to do for the people of the United States." The address 44 years ago -- delivered, per Nixon, at "a ...

President Donald Trump is "incompetent" and "dishonest" and makes former and disgraced President Richard Nixon "look good," according to the former White House counsel who helped bring the latter commander-in-chief down. John Dean, who directly implicated Nixon in the Watergate scandal and ...
From the bars of Queens to the Senate office buildings, Nixon's supporters stood with him long after it was clear his hands were dirty. How did they rationalize ... "Nixon Loyalists, Barry Goldwater, and Republican Support for President Nixon during Watergate," Journal of Policy History, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2017.
A key witness in the Watergate investigation has suggested Donald Trump is too inept to attempt to abuse the system like Richard Nixon because he has no idea how it works. John Dean, the former White House counsel under Nixon, said in an interview with Politico published Tuesday that he believes the ...
All eyes have been fixed on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's potential collusion with Russia, with clusters of the resistance hanging onto the hope it will end with the president's impeachment. But despite the parallels between Watergate and the ongoing Russia ...
The very first item touched that opened the drawn out Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of former President Richard Nixon in 1974 has been sold at auction. The basement door lock from the Watergate hotel and office complex that led to Democratic party headquarters went for $62,500, showing ...
Imagine, in other words, that the recent trifecta of false stories from ABC, CNN and Bloomberg News had all happened with respect to the Watergate story within a week, and had been the subject of relentless assaults by Nixon's defenders. In an environment where huge majorities of Republicans already ...
Left unsaid was that King reportedly played a crucial role in the 1972 Watergate affair. According to several accounts over the years, King helped cover up ties between President Richard Nixon's re-election campaign and the burglars arrested inside the Democratic party headquarters at the Watergate ...
While the popular refrain about Watergate is that "the system worked," my conclusion after five months of reporting and research is that the system wasn't going to work on its own. That's not a knock on the Constitution--it's a very good constitution. But it didn't make Richard Nixon's resignation inevitable.
"My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over," President Gerald Ford said after he was sworn in on Aug. 9, 1974. If only that were the case. The Watergate scandal that forced the resignation of his predecessor, Richard Nixon, has been with us ever since -- as a warning and a symbol and a ...
Nixon was cornered. He knew he was guilty. To ensure his victory in the 1972 presidential election, he had conspired with aides to have the CIA curtail the FBI investigation into the May 1972 break-in of Democratic headquarters at the Watergate; to pay hush money to his burglars, and to lie under oath.
Steve King and radio show host Howie Carr have accused Democrats or the FBI of corruption that is "bigger" or "worse" or "more serious" than Watergate. Meanwhile, critics of President Donald Trump--ranging from former Nixon White House counsel John Dean (who literally wrote a book titled "Worse ...

(CNN) Although he does not foresee a quick end to the special counsel probe into Russian election meddling and aides to President Donald Trump, former White House counsel John Dean noted that the modern media landscape may prevent it from lasting as long as the Watergate investigation, which he ...
Carl Bernstein: Nixon in Watergate tried to make the conduct of the press the issue, instead of the conduct of the president and the men around him. Donald Trump has gone even farther. He's tried to undermine the credibility of the press as a national institution, to the detriment of the country, by these ...
How the Mafia Fueled Richard Nixon's Political Career ... I was so busy with the President and Watergate and the trip to China and all of that, ...
Nixon directed an operation that sought to subvert an election against his Democratic opponent during Watergate scandal that Woodward ...
Bob Woodward's reporting led to Richard Nixon's resignation as ... "I had to get Nixon Watergate out of the daily news and into history," Ford ...
Despite the many hours he worked at the store, Richard Nixon was a .... Nixon knew that the Watergate break-in was only part of the illegal or ...
After the attention garnered by the "stretch" photos, Woods never managed to shake the shadow of Watergate. Nixon resigned the presidency ...
Ever since the Nixon administration helped orchestrate and cover up a break-in at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at ...
Watergate offers parallels, but doesn't predict what will happen to Trump ... of the Watergate scandal that cost Richard Nixon his presidency.
Liam Neeson as FBI insider Mark Felt in a new Watergate movie. ... But Nixon chose Gray as acting FBI Director within 48 hours of Hoover's ...
Carl Bernstein -- along with co-reporter Bob Woodward -- were the journalists behind the Watergate story. The result of their investigation ...
A former lawyer for the Watergate Special Prosecutors says criminal charges against three former Trump campaign officials may "send a chill ...
More than 43 years after Richard Nixon resigned the presidency in disgrace, we are still unearthing new secrets of Watergate. During the more ...
Which is why comparisons to Watergate are so facile. ... It is no surprise that Trump, like Nixon, would go after those who are investigating his ...
The man was John Mitchell, President Nixon's campaign manager for his ... of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate building.
For Watergate was a symptom, not a cause. Nixon's supporters complained that his critics were blowing up a petty incident out of all proportion ...
The charges on Monday could have a similar effect as the Watergate indictments in March 1974, when several of President Richard Nixon's top ...
Bernstein, whose investigative reporting helped uncover the Watergate scandal that led to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974, ...
(CNN) A few years after President Richard Nixon resigned, Attorney General Griffin Bell gathered Justice Department lawyers in the ...
The PBS series goes on to make the case that the Watergate break occurred in 1972 because Nixon suspected the Democrats had proof he ...
The Watergate Hotel's most infamous room got a makeover by the 'Scandal' ... In the bookshelves, there are books on Nixon, while on the desk, ...
BEN STEIN: Here's a guy, no public experience whatsoever, he's been in office less than eight -- roughly eight months, and he's doing much ...
Watergate was a Category 5 hurricane fed by a quarter-century of intensifying Nixon-hatred, 10 years' anger over the Vietnam War and a ...
Author and Watergate figure John Dean will speak Nov. 2 at the Huntsville Museum of Art in the museum's "Voices of Our Times" series.
The Watergate Hotel's Room 214 Gets a Makeover by Scandal Costume ... scandal President Richard Nixon attempted to cover up: binoculars, ...
Richard Nixon made his first Meet the Press appearance on September ... National Committee's Washington offices in the Watergate complex.
The Trump administration has been a boon to the media, with information junkies sucking up every scrap of breaking news. But it has also ...
The specter of Watergate haunts the Trump presidency. On a personal level, Donald Trump shares Richard Nixon's penchant for egregious ...
Laird starred in another moment in U.S. history: He called U.S. Congressman Gerald Ford in 1973, as Nixon's Watergate scandal intensified, ...
Frank Rich: "Wallowing in Watergate." Of course, that's a phrase that Nixon used after two months of brutal Senate Watergate hearings in July ...
As a journalist who lived through the traumas of the Watergate scandal ... Trump and the events that brought down President Richard Nixon.
Samuel Dash, chief counsel to the Senate Watergate Committee, is tougher. "This is vintage Nixon," he says, "the survivor who lied all through ...
On August 8, 1974, as Richard Nixon faced impeachment for his involvement in the Watergate scandal, he announced he was stepping down ...


 

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