Woodward and Bernstein

Anniversary of Break-In
10:19 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Watergate - 40 Years Later

President Richard Nixon
  • The full interview with Richard Filipink
  • The on-air version of the interview

Sunday, June 17 marks the 40th anniversary of the bungled burglary at the Watergate Hotel that eventually led to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Richard Filipink of Western Illinois University's History Department said the impact of the scandal has been felt ever since. All one has to do it look at the Republican attacks on Democrat Bill Clinton when he was president in the 1990s.

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The Watergate Break-In
12:37 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Shoptalk - June 12

The panelists talk about the past, present, and future of investigative journalism.

The starting point is the Watergate investigation.  Sunday, June 17, marks the 40th anniversary of the break-in at the Watergate Hotel, which started an investigation that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. He is the only American president to resign from office.

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