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Julian Morris Investigates ‘Felt’; Sam Hazeldine Joins ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’

Julian Morris (Hand of God) has landed a role in Felt, the political thriller from writer-director Peter Landesman. He will play Bob Woodward, the Washington Post reporter who teamed with Carl Bernstein to expose the Watergate dealings. Show More Summary

How corporate America bought Hillary Clinton for $21M

“Follow the money.” That telling phrase, which has come to summarize the Watergate scandal, has been a part of the lexicon since 1976. It’s shorthand for political corruption: At what point do “contributions” become bribes, “constituent services” turn into quid … Continued

Welcome to the New Mother Jones

Forty years ago, operating out of a dingy office above a McDonald's on San Francisco's Market Street, a group of writers and editors inspired by Watergate decided to launch the equivalent of a crowd-funded media startup—a spiffy-looking new magazine, devoted to investigative journalism and supported by its readers. Show More Summary

This is like Watergate

The day Trump leaves the stage in disgrace, and sooner or later that's going to happen, will be like the day Nixon resigned.

Delbert Latta, 30-year Ohio congressman and GOP bulldog, dies at 96

He defended President Nixon during Watergate and helped President Reagan cut the federal budget.

Sneak Peek: The Watergate Hotel, Washington D.C.

The Watergate Hotel, Washington D.C. Mad Men meets Italian high design at Washington’s remade Watergate Hotel… Jennifer Ashton Ryan

Mike Bloomberg Apologizes For Giving His Top Political Journalists A Watergate-Era Nickname

NEW YORK -- CEO Michael Bloomberg apologized Tuesday for recently nicknaming Bloomberg Politics managing editors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann after two notorious figures from the Watergate scandal. “I apologized to them yesterday. Show More Summary

How the Ghost of Watergate Haunts This Election

There is a line of reasoning in political circles which says that Barack Obama created the phenomenon of Donald Trump. I aver that Donald Trump is a creation of the post-Watergate media. Collectively we have made running for office so...Show More Summary

Why Republicans Who Hate Trump Are Afraid to Say So

This article appears in slightly different form in the Financial Times. At the height of the Watergate scandal, Republicans found themselves facing an unenviable dilemma: whether to break with the lawbreaker Richard Nixon or remain faithful to party and president. Show More Summary

Early Meryl Streep and Peak Alan Alda in “The Seduction of Joe Tynan”

The Senate may have been at peak prestige in 1978, soon after the Watergate hearings drove Richard Nixon from office, when the director Jerry Schatzberg shot a movie then titled “The Senator,” which both starred and was written by Alan...Show More Summary

Moving Pictures: A Recap of the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival

“All the President’s Men” (1976) with “Spotlight” director Tom McCarthy and Watergate hero Carl Bernstein. “Visions of Light: The Passion of Joan of Arc,” Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1928 silent with live orchestra and chorus. The Cinerama curiosity “Holiday in Spain” (1966) in Smell-O-Vision. Show More Summary

Did The CDC Censor Vaxxed? Watergate Rising Report 4

Read Part 3, Part 2 and Part 1 here. By Louis Conte and Wayne Rohde. A continued series. Please read Reports 1, 2 and 3 here President Richard M. Nixon speaking to his aide, Charles Colson: “We’ve got a counter-government...

Jaguars fan cracks conspiracy that's kept team down for 20 years

Conspiracies unravel in the most unlikely of ways. Watergate exploded when a security guard noticed tape on doors. Deflate-gate began when a Colts equipment manager happened to test a ball's pressure on the sidelines during the 2014 season's AFC Championship. Show More Summary

Tony Goldwyn, Josh Lucas, Michael C Hall, Marton Csokas & Kate Walsh Surround Liam Neeson For Watergate Thriller ‘Felt’

EXCLUSIVE: A stellar cast has been locked for Felt, a political thriller that tells the story made famous in All the President's Men, from the vantage point of the top FBI official the Washington Post called Deep Throat. Writer-director Peter Landesman, who previously landed Liam Neeson to play No. Show More Summary

The Watergate First Charmed Washington, Then Scandalized America: With a Face-Lift, It's Ready for the Next Half-Century

On June 16, 1972, five men dined together for the last time in the restaurant of the Watergate Hotel. A few hours later they taped open the door to a stairwell in the adjacent building and broke into the offices of the Democratic National...Show More Summary

Just a Reminder

Some very, very, smart people were responsible for: The Maginot Line New Coke The Edsel The Bay of Pigs Fiasco Watergate Casting Glen Campbell in the original film version of "True Grit"

Jessica Chastain is filming ‘Miss Sloane’ at the Watergate

Jessica Chastain’s upcoming flick “Miss Sloane” — in which the actress plays a lobbyist taking on the big, bad gun lobby — has brought her to Washington. Though the bulk of filming seems to have taken place in Toronto — including scenes involving a replica of a D.C. Circulator bus — Chastain is filming at the […]

The Metropolitan Opera’s James Levine to Retire

The Metropolitan Opera has been James Levine’s house for so long that it’s hard to know which group is smaller: those who remember the Met before Jimmy, or those who can imagine it without him. He made his debut before Watergate and became music director just as Jimmy Carter was... More »

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