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Nixon 'Far Worse' Than Thought Say Watergate Reporters [View all]

Source: Agence France-Presse

Nixon ‘far worse’ than thought say Watergate reporters

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, June 10, 2012 2:29 EDT

Almost four decades after the infamous Watergate break-in, the reporters who broke the story have concluded that then-president Richard Nixon was “far worse” than they thought.

Nixon resigned in August 1974 for his administration’s role in a June 17, 1972, burglary of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex in the US capital and the subsequent cover-up. He became the only American president ever to resign the office.

Many inaccurate ideas and myths related to Nixon’s role in the burglary and its cover-up have found long life over the years, reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward wrote in an op-ed piece for The Washington Post Saturday.

“Another … has since persisted, often unchallenged: the notion that the cover-up was worse than the crime. This idea minimizes the scale and reach of Nixon’s criminal actions,” the reporters stressed.

Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/06/10/nixon-far-worse-than-thought-say-watergate-reporters/



Hey, Woodward. George W. Bush was far worse than you thought, too.

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