The Watergate scandal was a major scandal during and after the 1972 presidential election. United States President and Republican Richard Nixon was running for election against Democrat George McGovern.
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 headquarters in the Watergate office-apartment-hotel complex in Washington, D.C., on June 17, 1972.
Oct 24, 2021 · Season 10, Episode 10, “The Future Perfect,” details Nixon's comeuppance in 1974, as the Watergate scandal destroys his presidency and he sees everything he worked for turned to ashes. In typical fashion for AHS this season, it crafts an alternative version of Watergate -- one that makes Nixon appear at once more innocent and far more foolish.
The Watergate scandal and Richard Nixon's subsequent resignation from office complicated the issue, however. In September 1974, Richard Nixon made an agreement with the head of the General Services Administration , Arthur F. Sampson, to turn over most materials from his presidency, including the tape recordings he had made of conversations in ...
Jeb Stuart Magruder (November 5, 1934 – May 11, 2014) was an American businessman and high-level political operative in the Republican Party who served time in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal.
Oct 26, 2021 · Nixon fought the subpoena for his Oval Office tapes, citing executive privilege. He lost in the Supreme Court. Records of the Watergate Special Prosecution Force0; National Archives at College Park