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Watergate

political intrigue leading to resignation of Pres. Nixon. [Am. Hist.: EB, X: 568–569]

Watergate

scandals involving Nixon’s administration (1972). [Am. Hist.: Kane, 460–462]
See: Scandal
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Catering to guests' health, wellness and beauty needs, The Watergate will offer a capacious spa and fitness facility.
He subsequently admitted to blocking congressional investigations into Watergate; arranging for hush money payments to the burglars; seeking to get Hunt out of the country; trying to convince the CIA to use covert funds for bail and salaries of those arrested; obtaining FBI reports on the Watergate investigation from the acting FBI director; coaching a witness to perjure himself before the grand jury; and destroying evidence from the safe of one of the burglars.
Those tapes, of course, revealed "the smoking gun'' -- Nixon's full knowledge of the Watergate cover-up, which shot him both in the foot, and, politically speaking, in the head.
A vivid and witty novel" (Wall Street Journal), Watergate will appeal most to readers with an appreciation of--or tolerance for--the whims of historical fiction.
John Dean, whom Nixon had recently fired as White House Counsel (lawyer to the president), testified that Nixon became involved in the coverup of the Watergate burglary within days of the break-in, and that over the years, he had engaged in political espionage against those he considered "enemies," a list that included many members of the press.
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Ford's approval rating plunged 20 points a month after he took office, when the new president granted Nixon a "full, free and absolute pardon for all offenses" committed in the course of the Watergate burglary and cover-up.
But, as with Watergate, some of the best reporting on Abramoff has come from smaller news outlets.
She just had the bad manners of choosing the losing side in an interagency tug of war and the bad luck to be subject to legal scrutiny that the saint of Watergate has miraculously managed to avoid.
The first lawyer to represent the Watergate burglars, Caddy believes the homophobia that led to his own harsh treatment by investigators may have escalated the cover-up that ended up driving Richard Nixon from office in August 1974.
According to talk radio ranter Michael Savage, 91-year-old former FBI second-in-command Mark Felt, fleshly revealed as the Watergate whistleblower known as "Deep Throat," should be thrown in prison, along with his daughter Joan.