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Oral History Review Article

Charnley, Jeffrey. “Oral History and the Gerald R. Ford White House: The Specter of Watergate.”   The Oral History Review 34, No. 2 (Summer/Autumn, 2007), pp. 107-119. 400 more words

Watergate - Thomas Mallon

Watergate, the now infamous breakin and cover-up that changed American politics, occured over 40 years ago; seems like ancient history to many.  I lived there form June 73 to June 74 and was able to read the daily updagtes in the Washington Post.   206 more words

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Reader Question: Watergate...Why?! (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2–Part 1’s shorter, yet more philosophical evil twin! Part 1 is here, if you missed it, or have a pressing desire to read backwards (in which case, go for it! 1,310 more words


Ben Bradlee and the Slow Death of American Journalism

When Ben Bradlee, the cosmopolitan former editor of the Washington Post died on  October 21st, the world of American journalism mourned the loss of  one of its greatest icons.   1,621 more words

Media Bias

Reader Question: Watergate...Why?! (Part 1)

Searching through the questions I’ve gotten ahold of thus far, I found this:

“Why is Watergate important? I’ve seen a bunch of things with ‘gate’ attached, like Gamergate, and wondered why it was so common.” 1,644 more words


A Watergate today - Leibovich

A quote from Washington Post journalist Mark Leibovich, in his 2013 book This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral – Plus plenty of valet parking – in America’s Gilded Capital… 137 more words

American Politics