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Watergate's twisted legacy

...Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, which triggered the scandal that Watergate historian Stanley Kutler has rightly is how thoroughly we have absorbed Watergate into our political bloodstream - and not...
Group hires Liddy of Watergate fame to promote Alaska petroleum drilling

...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has hired Watergate conspirator and talk radio host G. Gordon...National Committee headquarters in the Watergate building in Washington, D.C. A government...Liddy probably do not know the details of Watergate. Bringing Liddy to Alaska is a cost-effective...
My Turn: Begich Negative Ads Divide and Defame Alaskans

...political process. I held those who served in office in high esteem. My idealism was first jolted with Richard Nixon's Watergate break-in and cover-up scandal. Serving honorably does not start with winning the office at all costs. Sometimes, however...
Alaska Editorial: The people have a right to know

...government documents, was passed decades ago in the push to make government more transparent in the wake of national scandals like Watergate. At the time of its passage, Alaska's law was one of the strongest protections of public access to information in the...
My Turn: Open doors

...history test, but soon forgets the details - who was unfaithful in the Petticoat Affair? Where is Teapot Dome? What was Watergate? But few can forget (nor should they) the scandalous Alaska headlines plastered boldly on newsprint, reported in the evening...
Today in History

...1974, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day, following damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal.On this date:In 1814, during the War of 1812, peace talks between the United States and Britain began in Ghent...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Defense, by John W. DeanDean's account of one of America's worst political scandals shows how thedisastrous mistakes of Watergate could have been avoided and offers a cautionary tale for our own time.TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 1. Gone Girl, by Gillian...
Empire Editorial: A time and policy warp that's dangerous for America

...civilians abroad. Phone records are seized and reporters' privacy at home and at work is invaded. We're not talking about Watergate, Laos or Cambodia - this is about current events.It's 2013 and a new century, so why does it feel like the Nixon Administration...
Benghazi deserves real review

...possible run for president in 2016, as Democrats allege, or a principled effort to uncover a shocking scandal on par with Watergate, as Republicans seem to believe, further review of what happened that night in Libya appears to be a worthwhile pursuit...
Homer News celebrates 50 years

...Post editors, Howard Simons and Martin Cohen, and Simons' wife, Tod Simons. Howard Simons had been the editor on the Watergate series and was the one who coined the code name "Deep Throat" for the source of much of the revelations in that scandal...


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