Watergate scandal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Watergate scandal a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974
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Usage


In news:

Former president took over during depths of Watergate scandal.
The FBI reportedly had an "extreme interest" in interviewing late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner during the 1970s Watergate scandal — and it wasn't to talk baseball.
40 years later, remembering Watergate scandal 's 'Deep Throat'.
Watergate scandal key players.
Attorney Caught Up in Watergate Scandal .
Nearly 40 years ago, daily headlines detailed the developments in the Watergate scandal that started with the break-in at Democratic National Headquarters in 1972 and ended with the resignation of President Richard Nixon.
Why is it that neither Fox News nor any Republican politicians made an issue of these attacks, yet they treat Benghazi as a bigger scandal than Watergate or Iran-Contra.
PRINCETON BOROUGH — From the Watergate scandal to the fall of the Berlin Wall, Tom Brokaw has witnessed "incredible" developments over his nearly 50 years in broadcast journalism.
Actor-director Robert Redford will revisit the Watergate scandal, the subject of his 1976 film "All The President's Men," with a retrospective documentary from his new company Sundance Productions, reports Deadline.com.
In this June 21, 1974, file photo former Nixon White House aide Charles W Colson arrives at US District Court in Washington to be sentenced for obstructing justice in the Watergate scandal.
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters share lessons from Watergate scandal .
It's hard to believe, but the Watergate break-in was nearly 40 years ago, but somehow it has become the scandal that keeps on giving.
Sure, the Watergate scandal set the stage for the Washington outsider persona Carter cultivated on the stump in 1976, but the former peanut farmer credits Nixon for something else: the reason he started a diary.
Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee called Wednesday for the formation of special joint select committee to investigate Benghazi, like that assembled to probe the Nixon-era Watergate scandal.
What do the infamous Watergate scandal and overwhelming regulatory burden on community banks have in common.
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