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The Nixon That Watergate Exposed

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

He cynically fanned racism, manipulated white voters and prepared the ground for the conservative assault on civil rights, affirmative action and social programs that, in the years after his plunge to disgrace, the GOP has honed to a fine art.

'Keep Your Eye on Warren Burger': A Reflection

Al Eisele | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics
Al Eisele

The recent death of Leonard Garment, the Wall Street lawyer who was an aide to President Nixon during the height of the Watergate scandal and went on to become, in the words of the New York Times, one of Washington's "most powerful and garrulous lawyers," sparked a poignant memory for me.

Once-Secret Watergate Files Released

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN and RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Watergate Judge John J. Sirica aided the prosecution in pursuing the White House connection to the Democratic headquarters break-in...

Watergate: The Hidden History and the 2012 Elections

Thom Hartmann | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Thom Hartmann

Did you know that Nixon knew four months after Watergate that Associate FBI Director Mark Felt was leaking information to a Washington Post reporter? Or, that Felt was named as Deep Throat in the press two months before Nixon resigned?

Watergate Reflections 40 Years Later

Connie Lawn | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC
Connie Lawn

Forty years ago I had the good fortune of renting an apartment in the beautiful Watergate complex. I had been covering the White House and Washington since l968, but how nice of Nixon to advance my business.

Long-Sealed Watergate Documents May Be Released

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice says at least some materials sealed as part of the court case against seven men involved in the 1972 Wate...

Watergate Figure In Grave Condition

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | DC

LANSDOWNE, Va. -- The chief executive at the prison ministry founded by Watergate figure Charles Colson says he is in grave condition two weeks after ...

Revealed: Why The FBI Took Down Nixon

Posted 02.16.2012 | Books

The following is excerpted from the new book "Enemies: A History of the FBI" by National Book Award-winner Tim Weiner [Random House, $30.00]: On Ma...

New Details On Watergate Scandal To Be Unsealed

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and NANCY BENAC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Feisty and cagey, ex-President Richard Nixon defended his shredded legacy and shady Watergate-era actions in grand jury testimony t...

Nixon Tape Gap: Watergate Mystery Under Review

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The National Archives is bringing together investigators to search for scribbled secrets from the first days of the Watergate scand...