Watergate

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Lucent Books' American History series examines the eras, events, and movements that have shaped U.S. history. Compelling narratives offer a wealth of factual information and also provide readers with insight into the significance of the past and its many legacies. Fully cited quotations from historical figures, eyewitnesses, letters, speeches, and writings bring vibrancy and authority to the text. Sidebars, time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies appear in all volumes....

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Overview

Lucent Books' American History series examines the eras, events, and movements that have shaped U.S. history. Compelling narratives offer a wealth of factual information and also provide readers with insight into the significance of the past and its many legacies. Fully cited quotations from historical figures, eyewitnesses, letters, speeches, and writings bring vibrancy and authority to the text. Sidebars, time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies appear in all volumes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420501353
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 11/20/2009
  • Series: Lucent American History Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 12 - 16 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Important Dates at the Time of Watergate 8

Introduction: The Political Scandal That Ousted a President 10

Chapter 1 President Richard M. Nixon 14

Chapter 2 The Break-In 28

Chapter 3 The Cover-Up 42

Chapter 4 A President Under Siege 55

Chapter 5 Hearings, Tapes, and Impeachment 68

Chapter 6 The Aftermath 81

Notes 93

For More Information 97

Index|98

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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