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Dan Rather: a shameless rehabilitation

One of our top ten stooges for 2015 was Robert Redford, whom we celebrated for his movie Truth, which turned Dan Rather’s career-ending violation of basic journalistic principles into a virtue. 620 more words

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Dorothy, "An Amoral and Dangerous Woman": The Murder of E. Howard Hunt's Wife – Watergate's Darkest Secret

On January 23, 2007, E. Howard Hunt died in Miami, Florida at the age of 88.  Hunt is best remembered for his conviction as a result of his role in the Watergate scandal that helped end the presidency of Richard M. 896 more words

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June 23rd in history:

President Nixon and aide H.R. Haldeman had an Oval Office conversation on June 23rd, 1972, which would come back to haunt Nixon two years later. 91 more words

Today In History

David Brooks: Critics' claims against Trump are, at this point, based on precious little evidence

I was the op-ed editor at The Wall Street Journal at the peak of the Whitewater scandal. We ran a series of investigative pieces “raising serious questions” (as we say in the scandal business) about the nefarious things the Clintons were thought to have done back in Arkansas. 826 more words

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Watergate Hotel room getting ‘Scandal’-inspired makeover

The Watergate Hotel is redesigning a room used by the team of burglars who broke into the DNC with some inspiration from the hit TV series “Scandal.” (Courtesy Watergate Hotel/Ron Blunt) 175 more words

Who says history can't repeat itself?

The 45th anniversary of the Watergate break-in brought spooky parallels to Richard Nixon’s firing of special prosecutor Archibald Cox. Rumors rumors swirled about the 45th occupant of the Oval Office and his unhappiness with Russiagate special prosecutor Robert Mueller. 913 more words

American interference in the Russian elections -- new research shows Communist Party won 1996 election - Yeltsin implanted by Clinton

Some “advisors” have talked openly on C-SPAN-covered events about their involvement in the election and in the “transition” within Russia. 

Time Magazine cover after Yeltsin win… 814 more words