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Marking 50 years since the Watergate break-in

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Watergate break-in leading to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered links to the White House and Nixon’s re-election campaign. The 3,700 hours of incriminating White House tapes with a notorious 18-and-a-half-minute gap were erased when Nixon’s secretary hit a wrong button when answering a call helping the country avoid a constitutional crisis. 

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