After Richard Nixon refused to release his secret tapes, Congress ruled that they were the government’s property, not his.
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh writes in his new book that Pat Nixon visited the emergency room and alleged that her husband had hit her shortly after Nixon resigned.
From adulterous affairs yielding secret children to hotel break-ins and secret gun deals, scandal has always followed American politicians.
Former FBI deputy director William Mark Felt broke his 30-year silence and confirmed in 2005 that he was “Deep Throat,” the anonymous government source who helped take down President Nixon in the Watergate scandal.
It was police, not politicians, who misled the public in 1975.
It shook Washington, D.C. in the 1970s.
Look back at some of the most significant leaks in U.S. and world history.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was designed to prevent secret surveillance by the president and others.
In 1974, Richard Nixon became the first president to resign from office. Read how his final hours in the White House unfolded.