Forty-three years ago today, President Nixon missed an opportunity to squash what had been termed a “third-rate burglary.” All he had to do was deliver a brief speech on national television that went something like this: 440 more words
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Woodward and Bernstein were the latest topic for our cats lecture, having already covered some of their work in semester one for a presentation the materials were generally recognised however the perspectives covered offered up new insight into the two men who arguably are cornerstones in twentieth century investigative journalism. 200 more words
The point about writing is that other people read your end product – right?
But there’s also value in listening to writers talk about the writing process itself. 586 more words
Before dawn on June 17, 1972, five prowlers were arrested inside the office of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate building in Washington, D.C. The burglars were hired by President Richard Nixon’s reelection campaign and caught trying to wiretap phones and steal secret docments. 993 more words