The Secret Man, The Story Of Watergates Deep Throat, By Bob Woodward

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The main focus of this book was to do research on The book “The Secret Man, The Story of Watergates Deep Throat,” written by Bob Woodward with a reporter’s assessment by Carl Bernstein, which is about a group of burglars who broke into the Watergate hotel in Washington DC on May of 1972. While breaking in the burglars left listening devices like voice recorders and attempted to wiretap phones so they could steal secret information and documents from the Democratic Party. Not only was this no ordinary robbery but the burglars were connected to President Richard Nixon’s reelection campaign. When Richard Nixon heard what happened, he tried to cover-up for his burglars by lying about what he knew and when he found out about what they did. According…show more content…
Young reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein posed the question, “What is Watergate?” The Watergate was considered as Nixon’s five wars, stated by The Washington…show more content…
McCord. Woodward who was present at the arraignment, overheard McCord mentioned “CIA” in connection with his job. Another one of the arrested men identified his job as an “anti-communist”. According to an unknown source,” McCord was responsible for security for the Committee to Re-Elect the President (CPR), to re-elect Republican Richard M. Nixon.” Hunt and G. Gordon Libby, were members of the “Plumbers” and were connected with the White House, had been stationed nearby and were communicating with the burglars. The White House’s Special Investigation Unit, also known as “Plumbers”, was created by John Ehrlichman to prevent information and secrets from leaking from the White House, the group were also involved in many activities perpetrated against Democrats and antiwar protestors. The “Plumbers” most famous crime was the break-in at the home of former Pentagon employee Daniel Ellsberg. The Watergate scandal was a memorable moment in American politics, which later led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon and the indictment of a few of his advisers. The scandal got its name because it occurred at the Watergate hotel at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C, where the 1972 break-ins at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters were. Without the help of Deep Throat, who was later revealed as W. Mark Felt, there might

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