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  • Three Articles Of Impeachment Against President Nixon
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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...
  • Nixon's Administration
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    Following the election of 1969, the incoming Nixon administration inherited many immediate challenges from its predecessor Lyndon B. Johnson. The Vietnam war was entering its fourth year, and over 31,000 American troops had been killed. At that time, 540,000 American soldiers were currently stationed in North Veit nam, and no progress had been made at peace negotiations in Paris. The nation would further divide itself following the assassinations of Anti-war activists Martin Luther King and Bobb...
  • G Gordon Liddy And John Dean
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    Watergate The illegal actions sanctioned by G. Gordon Liddy and John Dean led to the prosecution of the Nixon administration's link to the Watergate break-in by special prosecutors Archibald Cox and Leon Jaworski. The Watergate saga is a compelling story of a failed government that in two years went from: the implausible to the unthinkable-the first resignation in history of a U.S. president. Despite some alarms, institutions held steady, law was upheld, and a chastened republic survived. It was...
  • White House And The Crp
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    On the night of Saturday, June 17, 1972, police arrested five burglars in the act of bugging the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate Apartment complex. The five men were discovered crouched behind a desk wearing business suits, carrying a large sum of cash and walkie-talkies. The five men were James W. McCord, Jr., Bernard L. Barker, Frank A. Sturgis, Virgilio R. Gonzales, and Eugenio R. Martinez. The following day, June 18, the men were charged with second-degree burglary. Astonis...
  • President Nixon In The Cover
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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), and ...

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