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The Watergate Scandal
A discussion of the Watergate scandal and its lingering impact on U.S. presidents today.
# 121834 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (U.S. Presidency) , History (U.S. Post-Modern 1965-Present)

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This paper provides a detailed account of the most significant events that unfolded during the three year period of the Watergate scandal that was ultimately responsible for the resignation of President Richard Nixon. A conclusion illustrates the lingering impact of Watergate on presidents after Nixon.

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"The Watergate scandal and the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon remain one of the most significant political events in American history. In his book "Shadow Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate", journalist Bob Woodward argues that the events of Watergate, the Republican break-in of Democratic campaign headquarters and the subsequent cover-up by the Nixon Administration, a scandal reported by Woodward and his former partner, Carl Bernstein, for The Washington Post, have left a seemingly permanent shadow that has directly impact upon..."

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