The Watergate Scandal

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The Watergate Scandal Sex, drugs, money, power, you name it and there is a scandal for it, but look back and you will see that from all the scandals there have been, Watergate was among the worst. The Watergate scandal had everything. From Nixon disgracing the presidency by lying to the country and abusing his power, to his committees being involved in illegal acts and a big cover up. All leading to little side roads of corruption and lies. Watergate is by far one of the worst presidential scandals in the history of the United States. In the story of Watergate, five burglars were found breaking into democratic offices at the Watergate complex in Washington DC. The break-in was passed off as just another burglary, but when the burglars were found to have connections with the CIA, questions were starting to be asked. Then when the phone number of Howard Hunt was found in one of the burglars phone books, it made people think, "Why would one of the burglars have the phone number of one of the presidents men?" Then there is Richard Nixon, the man of the hour, plays the role of the president of the United States of America. The man that was voted into office by the people, and the man that swore to serve the people. When Watergate was uncovered, it revealed that the president was a liar and a cheat. The president lied to our country, lied about his involvement, concealed self ... ... middle of paper ... ...teside limited, 1976. Kutler, Stanley. Abuse Of Power. 1230 Avenue of the Americas. New York, NY 10020; Simon & Schuster, 1997. --- The Wars Of Watergate. 1230 Avenue of the Americas. New York, NY 10020; Simon & Schuster, 1990. "Looking back at Watergate." USA Today. November, 1994; v123 n2594 p.90(4). Lukas, J. Anthony. Nightmare. The underside of the Nixon years. New York, NY; The Viking Press, 1976. Schell, Jonathan. The Time of Illusion. Toronto Canada; Random House, 1976. Sirica, John. To set the record straight. W.W. Norton & company. New York, London. Ungar, Sanford J. FBI, An uncensored look behind the walls. Boston, Massachusetts; Little Brown & Company, 1976.

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