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

  3. Sep 05, 2018 · Dean was Nixon’s White House counsel on June 17, 1972, the night burglars broke into Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. He had no prior ...

  4. Jun 17, 2022 · THE Watergate affair was a political scandal in the United States involving US President Richard Nixon's administration from 1971 to 1974, ultimately leading to Nixon's resignation. Here is a brief on the events involved in the political earthquake that rocked America precisely 50 years ago.

  5. Feb 22, 2022 · The Watergate scandal kicked off on June 17, 1972, when five burglars—Virgilio Gonzalez, Bernard Barker, James McCord, Eugenio Martínez, and Frank Sturgis—were arrested during a break-in at ...

  6. Feb 20, 2016 · Nixon’s ‘Big 3’ Sentenced: Three major figures in the Watergate scandal were sentenced for conspiracy and obstruction of justice in 1975 NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Feb 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm

  7. Apr 27, 2018 · Only after the Supreme Court intervened to order the tapes released did Nixon comply. And even then, there was what has now become famous as the 18-1/2 minute gap. The tapes proved conclusively Nixon’s knowledge of and involvement in the cover-up and, with the Senate preparing to impeach him, he resigned just three days after the tapes were ...

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