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Watergate investigation

Watergate investigation (1973–74)   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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Subject Reference
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2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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823 words

At 2:00 A.M. on June 17, 1972, five Cuban men were arrested while breaking into the Democratic National Committee

Watergate

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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1,158 words

The most serious political scandal in modern U.S. history has come to be known as Watergate. In June 1972,

Watergate

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

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2004
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Law
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1,811 words

It is a measure of the place of law in America that when the country experienced Watergate, the worst political

Watergate affair

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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75 words

US political scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. It arose from an attempted burglary of

Watergate

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

an exclusive apartment complex along the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., which became infamous as the site of the June 17, 1972...

Watergate

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Gary Mucciaroni

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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1,177 words

The most serious political scandal in modern US history has come to be known as “Watergate.” In June 1972,

Watergate

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Gary W. Reichard

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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1,299 words

a political espionage and cover-up case that began during the 1972 presidential campaign and eventually caused President Richard M Nixon...

Watergate Affair

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Cynthia Gwynne Yaudes

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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678 words
Before 1972 the term “Watergate” was shorthand for a location: the Watergate Hotel, a Washington, D.C., landmark. Since 1972, “Watergate” has represented an event: a constitutional crisis, ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a US political scandal in which an attempt to bug the national headquarters of the Democratic Party (in the Watergate building in Washington DC) led to the resignation of ...

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