The Watergate Scandal
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The paper describes the Watergate scandal where President Nixon attempted to photograph and steal records from his rival's office with the intent of using this private information to win his next election. The paper details the drama that was uncovered by The Washington Post and relates that Richard Nixon became the first President of the United States to resign. The paper discusses how the scandal had far-reaching and long-lasting results; it demonstrated to the world that a nation could, under the American democratic political system, call the highest official in the land to account for his actions and then pay the price for his misdeeds.
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