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Iconic Watergate Hotel looks to put its dark history on 'ice'

The Watergate Hotel, featured in the 1974 downfall of President Richard Nixon, is aiming to reinvent itself as a hip hangout, complete with a rooftop 'ice' rink and a whiskey bar with faux 'igloos'. Video provided by Reuters        
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