Watergate scandal

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Noun1.Watergate scandal - a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justiceWatergate scandal - a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974
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[USA], Aug 20 (ANI): Chris Pine is all set to make his next outing as John Dean, a prominent figure in the Watergate Scandal which rocked the US in the 1970s.
1974: Richard Nixon announced his resignation as US president, the first to do so, because of his implication in the Watergate scandal.
To recall, the Watergate scandal was an outrageous event in American political history that lasted from 1972 to 1974 after five men robbed the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., on June 17, 1972, which saw former President Richard Nixon attempting to cover up his administration's involvement.
A day when President Nixon finally appeared on television to address the Watergate scandal. Nixon had announced white house transcripts to be released pertaining to Watergate.
The reporter, whose revelations on the Watergate scandal brought down US President Richard Nixon, will talk about his best seller Fear: Trump In The White House.
He cited the examples of Watergate Scandal which had long-lasting repercussions for the world and such things happened every now and then.
Which American president resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal? 7.
1485: Henry Tudor's army sails to England (future Henry VII) 1732: Foundations laid for Bank of England 1793: France becomes 1st country to use the metric system 1834: Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire - Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into effect 1867: Blacks vote for 1st time in a US state election in the South (Tennessee) 1914: France and Germany mobilize their troops at outbreak of WWI 1972: First article exposing Watergate scandal by Bernstein and Woodward in "The Washington Post" 1992: British athlete Linford Christie, above, becomes the oldest man to win an Olympic 100m gold medal edging Frankie Fredericks in Barcelona 1993: England wins the women's cricket World Cup for the first time since the inaugural event in 1973 with a 67 run victory over New Zealand at Lord's
1973: The Washington Post won the Public Service Pulitzer Prize for the work of its reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in exposing the Watergate scandal. 2007: The tomb of Herod the Great was discovered by Israeli archaeologists south of Jerusalem.
Woodward and Carl Bernstein broke the news of the Watergate scandal. The book they wrote, All the President's Men, won a Pulitzer Prize.
Sanders Auctions, which recently sold a lock from the Watergate scandal, is selling two candlesticks (leftover wax included!) that once lit up Donald Trump and then-wife Marla Maples's dinner table during happier times.
Vice President Mike Pence has sought legal counsel from Richard Cullen, a seasoned lawyer who worked for Republican politicians during the Watergate scandal and the Iran-Contra Deal.