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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 ...
This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!" On a few occasions, he hung quotation marks around the word. Says one Trump tweet: "Just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower just before the victory.
Of course we've had presidents who lied - to name a few, Lyndon Johnson about Vietnam, Richard Nixon about Watergate, Bill Clinton about Monica Lewinsky. But the key word in these examples is "about." Other presidents had comprehensible though ...
As with the Kennedy assassination documents still "classified" under "national security," Pundits have long believed that the sealed Nixon Watergate tapes contain the answers to historical mysteries; chief among them the true motive for the Watergate ...
Back in the summer of 1972, Nixon's goon squad broke into Democratic headquarters at the Watergate hotel. It was obvious to me at that point that Republican involvement went all the way to the top.
This is eerily similar to 1972 when U.S. President Richard Nixon operatives undertook dirty tricks, then broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington to find information that could damage the ...
Early Thursday morning, Richard Nixon's White House counsel woke from a dream about Donald Trump and nuclear war. This is somewhat typical.
"This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!" Toughness, more than any other attribute, is what Trump has sought to project during his short and successful political career - and he believes his behavior makes him look tougher, no matter what the ...
The office building, known as Watergate 600, is not the same Watergate office building where the infamous break-in occurred that started President Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal. That office building, at 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, is one of six ...
In the end, the full Judiciary Committee supported impeachment, and President Nixon resigned to avoid being removed from office by the Congress.
But John Dean, a former White House counsel under former President Richard Nixon who was charged with obstruction of justice for his role in Watergate, said it's Trump - not Obama - whose behavior reminds him of the scandal that forced Nixon from office.
In one tweet, he drew comparisons between the alleged wiretap activity and Watergate - the 1970s political scandal that led to an impeachment process against President Richard Nixon, and his eventual resignation. But while Trump may have been trying ...
To put the week in context, recall that the Watergate break-in occurred during the campaign, in June 1972, yet Nixon won in a landslide in November. No one seemed to care about Watergate, save some in the media like Woodward and Bernstein.
Michael Koncewicz is the Cold War Collections Specialist at the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at NYU. He teaches history at St. Francis College and is currently working on a book on Republicans who said no to Richard Nixon.
This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy! - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 4, 2017. "You should be talking to Fox," Trump said.
Even in the Nixon years, the White House ultimately admitted some outright lies by declaring old Watergate denials as "inoperative.
Even in the Nixon years, the White House ultimately admitted some outright lies by declaring old Watergate denials as "inoperative.
Tony Goldwyn - AFP picLOS ANGELES, March 18 - Forty-five years ago on Monday, Richard Nixon's re-election campaign approved plans to bug Democratic party offices at the Watergate complex, setting in motion the most notorious political scandal in ...
There has been a good deal of ink spilled recently on comparisons between Trump and Nixon - some accurate, some not. The two are remarkably different men, but they do share characteristics that may account for the "echoes" of Watergate that John Dean ...
"It is not Watergate at this point," Dean says of TrumpWorld's improprieties and indiscretions, alleged and otherwise.
"Major historical events like the downfall of Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal are very complex," said W. Joseph Campbell, a journalism historian at American University.
"It is not Watergate at this point," Dean says of TrumpWorld's improprieties and indiscretions, alleged and otherwise.
Though Nixon was already embroiled in the Watergate scandal that would lead to his downfall and the line was widely interpreted as a reflection of that situation - the break-in that started everything took place in 1972, and Nixon had been questioned ...
And, leaving no doubt he favored dirty tricks before Watergate, when campaign surrogates bungled a phone bugging during an illegal break-in, Nixon told long-time aide Bob Haldeman a year earlier, "I want, Bob, more use of wiretapping," according to the ...
While we all adjust to a seemingly new normal of presidential paranoia and vindictiveness, it is helpful to remember that we've seen something like this before - for these are not the words of Donald Trump, but Richard Nixon at the height of Watergate.


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