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Nixon Officials Caught in Watergate Scandal

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Nixon Officials Caught in Watergate Scandal

(1 min) tv-14

On October 20, 1973, President Richard Nixon dismissed Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox and accepted the resignations of Attorney Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and Deputy Attorney Gen. William D. Ruckelshaus. Later that night, Sen. Alan Cranston reacts to what became known as the "Saturday Night Massacre."