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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...
My Turn: Nimbus is a relic of the '60s and '70s

...common, Kent State University students were killed by National Guard soldiers, the Cuban Missile Crisis was waiting for Watergate; all while the U.S. began populating Canada.It was under this influence that the dynamics of cultural art became defused...
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...
Juneau APOC office skeletal after cuts

...workload or uphold its mission.The commission was started through a citizens' initiative in the 1970s in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal and passage of the Alaska Campaign Disclosure Law. It collects and publishes campaign donation and financial reports...
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Book review: "Iditarod: The First Ten Years"

...decades after D-Day. A few years ago, there were a flurry of books examining J. Edgar Hoover, 40 years after his death. Watergate and the resignation of Nixon got the same treatment.There isn't a coherent narrative in "The First Ten Years," but...
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...
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...
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...


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