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Politics of the United States
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Burglary of the democratic party headquarters, also dominated national news
What did James McCord say that led to senate investigations?
Officials were involved in the break in
Reporters (Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein) followed tips provided by a secret government informant known as what?
What was the outcome of the reporters investigation?
Close ties to Nixon's reelection committee
Did people believe Nixon was innocent
What happened to Vice President spiro Agnew?
He resigned in an unrelated corruption scandal
What does the 25 amendment deal with?
Nixon's nominated Vice President
What was revealed about Nixon?
He had been secretly taping Oval Office conversations
What did commentators speculate about these tapes?
That Nixon could have played a big role in trying to cover up the break im
Because of this conspiracy, what was Nixon named?
Nixon became the first president to do what?
Resign from office
What did Nixon claim after refusing to turn in his tapes?
The president has the right to keep certain information confidential
What did the US v. Nixon case do?
The Supreme Court disagreed with executive privilege and that the tapes be turned over
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