History In The Headlines

Watergate: Where Are They Now?

By Jennie Cohen
Forty years ago this Sunday, police arrested five burglars in the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office and apartment complex in Washington, D.C. The ensuing political scandal would ultimately destroy the presidency of Richard Nixon, send 40 people to jail and shatter the American public’s faith in government. Four decades after the arrests, many of Watergate’s key players are still with us. Who are they, and where are they today?

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