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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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After the five burglars were caught and the conspiracy was discovered, Watergate was investigated by the US Congress but, as Nixon's administration resisted its probes, it led to a constitutional crisis.
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That journalists had broken the Watergate story became an important feature in journalists' self-definition.
Although no evidence existed that Nixon had ordered the Watergate break-in, it was revealed in the famous "smoking gun tape" of June 23, 1972 that he tried to get the CIA to block an investigation of it by the FBI.
Thus did the public wake up Sunday morning to find that two key members of the Nixon administration had resigned, and the Watergate special prosecutor had been fired.
Mallon manipulates his characters to suit his story, even descending into a kind of melodrama that is ill-suited to the Watergate events of history, which were dramatic enough in themselves.
Even so, Bostock believes that the exhibit falls short: It lacks the context necessary for grasping "the full truth" about Watergate.
30, 1973, just 10 days after Nixon's inauguration, the five Watergate burglars pleaded guilty in a district court in Washington, D.
Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life, Pat Nixon-first lady of the land from 1969 to 1974-is a major, warmly imagined character in Mallon's Watergate.
In the nationwide broadcast he said the Watergate scandals prevented him from fulfilling the president''s role and diverted Congress from other vital business.
LOW Fell Running Club promote the third Watergate Trail Race at Watergate Park, Lobley Hill, tomorrow (10am start).
CHESTER faces another six weeks of major road closures as repairs take place on Lower Watergate Street.