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  1. Watergate scandal, interlocking political scandals of the administration of U.S. Pres. Richard M. Nixon that were revealed following the arrest of five burglars at Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters in the Watergate office-apartment-hotel complex in Washington, D.C., on June 17, 1972. On August 9, 1974, facing likely impeachment for his role in covering up the scandal, Nixon ...

  2. Jan 15, 2021 · President Nixon ultimately released damning tapes that undeniably confirmed his complicity in the Watergate scandal on August 5, 1974. To avoid imminent impeachment by Congress, he chose to resign in disgrace on August 8, and left the White House the following day.

  3. The Watergate scandal was a serious scandal during and after the 1972 presidential election.. United States President and Republican Richard Nixon was running for election against Democrat George McGovern.

  4. Mar 30, 2022 · A 1972 call between President Richard M. Nixon and Chief of Staff H.R. “Bob” Haldeman may have included 18 minutes of Watergate talk. We may never know.

  5. History >> US History 1900 to Present The Watergate scandal was one of the worst political scandals in the history of the United States. The scandal began when five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic Party offices on June 17, 1972 and ended with the resignation of President Richard Nixon on August 9, 1974.

  6. Sep 25, 2019 · By April, a resounding 83% of the American public had heard or read about Watergate, as the president accepted the resignations of his top aides John Ehrlichman and H.R. Haldeman. And in turn, Nixon’s approval ratings fell to 48%. But that was just the beginning of the toll the scandal would take on the president that year.

  7. May 20, 2022 · Written by Daniel Moya, the story is set in 1974 as a White House transcriber is thrust into the Watergate scandal by obtaining the only copy of the 18½-minute gap in Nixon’s tapes.

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