Once upon a time one of America's more infamous Presidents - Richard 'Tricky Dicky' Nixon - reassured his fellow Americans in the wake of the Watergate scandal with the immortal words - "There will be no 'whitewash' at the Whitehouse". Show More Summary
SYRIA IS OBAMA’S WATERGATE, Michael Goodwin writes: What did he know and when did he know it? The immortal question about Richard Nixon and Watergate should be posed to Barack Obama about Syria. What and when did he know about Vladimir Putin’s axis-of-evil coalition? The significance is not limited to Syria. The question goes to […]
No secret sources. No anonymous tips. Mary McGrory covered D.C. with real quotes, real experience, real observation
Amid the disillusionments of the '70s—the Vietnam War, racial strife, Watergate, lines around the block for gasoline—America needed a hero. And many, especially us kids, found one in the motorcycle daredevil Robert "Evel" Knievel. Boy,...Show More Summary
September 30, 1975 The year 1975 is notable for many reasons: The Vietnam War ended with the fall of Saigon, John Mitchell Attorney General of the United States was found guilty of the Watergate cover-up, Fugitive Patty Hearst was captured in San Francisco, and NBC aired the first episode of Saturday [...]
Washington Post political reporter Chris Cillizza is one of those self-impressed Watergate babies who thinks everything the media report brings great value to society. His latest article was titled "Trust in the media is at an all-time low. That's a terrible thing for all of us." It is?
Benghazi probe has now lasted longer than the Watergate investigation
Homeowners renovate and expand the luxury apartments while paying homage to the midcentury design.
In the more than 40 years since Richard Nixon resigned as president — disgraced as much by his inveterate lying as by his actual crimes related to Watergate — history… Read more The post Dick at his trickiest appeared first on The Spectator.
The novel picks up in 1976, after Nixon’s long nightmare is over and Ronald Reagan is losing the Republican nomination to Gerald Ford.
Ladies and gentlemen, the real Bob Woodward has entered the e-building. On Thursday Pulitzer Prize winner, Watergate reporter and Robert Redford’s IRL inspo, journalist Bob Woodward officially joined the new media (or all media?) rank and file on Twitter. His very first tweet? A 2010 video promo for The Post’s then-new iPad app — starring Woodward as the lovable luddite […]
Was Richard Nixon innocent after all?
Bob: Watergate is associated with abuses but also with reforms– measures, the “Watergate-era reforms,” intended to go some distance toward solving the basic problems. For scholars, law professors and the community of practitioners engaged with these reform enactments, the new … Continue reading ?
Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman claims that the US Department of Justice needs to make fighting white collar crime a top priority.
Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman claims that US authorities do not have the right to simply demand that Microsoft hand over e-mail messages without going through the proper legal hurdles.
"Honestly, I felt the pull for Berlin."
A media executive who was a key player in the evolution of Tribune Co. has died. The Washington Post reports that Stanton Cook died Sept. 3 at his home in the Chicago area. He was 90. As CEO and president...
Richard Nixon said many of the same things when Watergate was originally being slowly, slowly revealed. That didn’t work out too well for him. This is not going to work