• Watergate White House
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    The tapes The hearings held by the Senate Watergate Committee, in which Dean was the star witness and in which many other former key administration officials gave dramatic testimony, were broadcast through most of the summer, causing devastating political damage to Nixon. The Senate investigators also discovered a crucial fact on July 13: Alexander Butterfield, deputy assistant to the President, revealed during an interview with a committee staff member that a taping system in the White House au...
  • Watergate Was The Nixon White House Involved
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    Watergate: Was The Nixon White House Involved? What was Watergate? 'Watergate' is a term used to describe a complex web of political scandals occurring between 1972 and 1974. On January 20, 1969, Richard M. Nixon had become the thirty-seventh president of the United States. As Nixon entered the White House, he was "full of bitterness and anger about past defeats, and about years of perceived slights from others in the political establishment." Nixon, a Republican, once stated that, "Washington i...
  • Whitewater Vs Watergate National Security
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    Whitewater vs. Watergate. Both are political sandals that have rocked the nation. As Watergate unraveled, many of Nixon's dirty tactics were learned, including assorted lists of enemies (a number of which became targets of IRS tax audits), wiretapping, political sabotage, burglary, blackballing, and smear campaigns. Similarly, as Whitewater unfolded, the scandal appeared to involve more than just an illegal loan. It touched on possible hush money paid to witnesses and includes the acquisition of...
  • Watergate White House
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    'The Watergate Complex is a series of modern buildings with balconies that looks like filed down Shark's Teeth' (Gold, 1). Located on the Potomac River in Washington, D. C. it contains many hotel rooms and offices. What happened in the complex on June 17, 1972 early in the morning became a very historical event for our nation that no one will ever forget. The 'Watergate Scandal and constitutional crisis that began on June 17, 1972 with the arrest of five burglars who broke into the Democratic Na...
  • Watergate Scandal White House
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    The Watergate scandal had everything. Nixon disgraced the presidency by lying to the country and abusing his power and his committees were involved in illegal acts and a big cover up, all leading to little side roads of corruption and lies. Watergate is by far one of the worst presidential scandals in the history of the United States. In the story of Watergate, five burglars were found breaking into democratic offices at the Watergate complex in Washington DC. The break-in was passed off as just...
  • Watergate Burglary Held In Plot
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    Watergate Burglary Thesis: Governor Willie Starkie surrounded himself with people that were crooked, just like President Richard Nixon. The people who were in charge of getting Nixon elected did what was necessary to get Nixon elected. I. Watergate first break in occurred on May 28, 1972. A. The burglars made and attempt to unscrew a lock. B. The burglars were after trash. II. Watergate's second break in occurred on June 7, 1972. A. The burglars came back and broke into a safe, stealing cash a...
  • Watergate Scandal White House
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    'The Watergate Complex is a series of modern buildings with balconies that looks like filed down Shark's Teeth' (Gold, 1). Located on the Potomac River in Washington, D. C. it contains many hotel rooms and offices. What happened in the complex on June 17, 1972 early in the morning became a very historical event for our nation that no one will ever forget. The 'Watergate Scandal and constitutional crisis that began on June 17, 1972 with the arrest of five burglars who broke into the Democratic Na...
  • Watergate Scandal White House
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    Watergate Scandal Watergate was a designation of a major U. S. scandal that began with the burglary and wiretapping of the Democratic party's headquarters, later engulfed President Richard M. Nixon and many of his supporters in a variety of illegal acts and culminated in the first resignation of a U. S. president. The burglary was committed on June 17, 1972, by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washingto...
  • The United States Of America Vs Richard M Nixon
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    The United States of America vs. Richard M. Nixon Issue In this case, the court is asked to decide if the president in the Watergate robberies and if he had the right to invoke Executive Privilege. Facts During the campaign of President Nixon's second term, a group of burglars working for the committee to re-elect the President broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate office-apartment complex in Washington DC, apparently in search of political intelligenc...
  • Watergate A Political Powdercake Exploding In Public Cynics
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    Watergate, the popular name for the political scandal and constitutional crisis which broke out in 1972 during the presidential reign of Richard Nixon, remains a mysterious happening even today. Some details, people, events, degrees of involvement, and reasons are still unresolved. But what began as a third-rate burglary on June 17, 1972 escalated into a full-blown scandal that had a resounding effect on how many Americans viewed the government of their country. Richard Nixon's presidency and Wa...
  • Watergate President Nixon Woodward
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    During President Nixon's administration there was a history making scandal called Watergate. Watergate was based on a conspired break-in into the democratic headquarters in the Watergate building. Throughout this time Nixon's term was a very rocky one. A person believed to have ties to the president or a high official that confirmed the Watergate story to Washington Post reporters Woodward and Berns tien. The identity of this person to this day is unknown. Bob Woodward (1943-), American Journal...
  • President Richard M Nixon
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    Watergate, designation of a major U. S. political scandal that began with the burglary and wiretapping of the Democratic party's campaign headquarters, later engulfed President Richard M. Nixon and many of his supporters in a variety of illegal acts, and culminated in the first resignation of a U. S. president. The burglary was committed on June 17, 1972, by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washington, ...
  • President Nixon White House
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    Nixon-Mini Test 1. What is Watergate Watergate is a building and it's name has been given to a United States political scandal. 2. Who had their HQ there The Democratic National Party Committee. 3. What did Nixon want in 1972 Nixon wanted a re-election. 4. What happened on 17 th June 1972 5 burglars in surgical gloves were caught in Watergate Building and arrested. The men were carrying rolls of film, cameras and US $ 1, 754. 5. How did Nixon reason to news of the break-in Nixon denied all know...
  • Watergate White House
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    WATERGATE Watergate is the popular name for the political scandal and constitutional crisis that began with the arrest (June 17, 1972) of five burglars who broke into DEMOCRATIC National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office building in Washington, D. C. It ended with the resignation (Aug. 9, 1974) of President Richard M. NIXON. The burglars and two co-plotters-G. Gordon Liddy and E. Howard Hunt-were indicted (September 1972) on charges of burglary, conspiracy, and wiretapping. Four mo...
  • The Watergate Scandal White House
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    On June 17, 1972, five intruders were arrested at Washington's Watergate hotel and apartment complex inside the office of the Democratic National Committee. The indictment of the burglars and the subsequent investigation of the break-in unraveled a web of political spying and sabotage, bribery, and the illegal use of campaign funds. The disclosure of these activities, and the administration's cover-up, resulted in the indictments of some 40 government officials and the resignation of the preside...
  • White House Nixon Watergate President
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    During the night of June 17, 1972, five burglars broke into the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate office complex in Washington, DC. Investigation into the break-in exposed a trail of abuses that led to the highest levels of the Nixon administration and ultimately to the President himself. President Nixon resigned from office under threat of impeachment on August 9, 1974. The break-in and the resignation form the boundaries of the events we know as the Watergate affair...
  • Richard M Nixon And The Watergate Scandal
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    Anne Marie Glock Mrs. Bailey English 11 21 April 2003 Richard M. Nixon and the Watergate Scandal Richard Nixon was the thirty-seventh president of the United States. He was very deceitful (The American President). Nixon told men to break into the Watergate Hotel, he had phone lines bugged, and he taped many White House conversations. Richard Nixon was elected to the House of Representatives in 1947. In 1952 he became a member of the United States Senate and was running for Vice President with E...
  • Witch Trials Mccarthy Salem Watergate
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    Nancy Men apace English, Mr. Ferr are February 10, 2003 The Salem Witch Trials as a Parallel to the McCarthy Investigation on Communism and the Watergate Scandal Since the United States began as a nation almost 200 years ago, it had had its share of scandals, exposures and misconceptions. The Salem witch trials of 1692 bear a striking resemblance to other scandals of more recent history. Looking at this event of colonial Massachusetts, strong parallels can be drawn to the McCarthy investigation ...
  • Watergate White House
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    Watergate affair, in U. S. history, series of scandals involving the administration of President Richard M. Nixon; more specifically, the burglarizing of the Democratic party national headquarters in the Watergate apartment complex in Washington, D. C. The Watergate affair signifies the web of political scandals that plagued President Richard Nixon from 1972 until his resignation in 1974. The beginning of the Watergate scandal began in June 1971, when the Pentagon Papers were published. In Sept...
  • The Watergate Affair White House
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    The Watergate affair was the most significant scandal in United States governmental history. Watergate is defined as a scandal involving abuse of power by public officials, violation of the public trust, and attempted obstruction of justice. The Watergate scandal is named after the building complex in Washington D. C. , which was the site of the illegal activities that took place in 1972. In this essay I will explain what Watergate was, a few of the key players (many too numerous to mention), an...