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What was the Watergate scandal about?

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This question is part of FWIS 180-MLA Citation Quiz
Asked by Kmb, Last updated: Apr 20, 2018

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B.Jason

B.Jason

Answered on Apr 20, 2018

The Watergate scandal was a noteworthy political scandal that happened in the United States amid the mid 1970s, after a break-in by five men at the Democratic National Committee central command at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 1972, and President Richard Nixon's organization's consequent endeavor to conceal its contribution. After the five robbers were apprehended and the connivance was found, Watergate was explored by the United States Congress. In the mean time, Nixon's organization opposed its tests, which prompted a constitutional crisis.

The term Watergate, by metonymy, has come to envelop a variety of covert and regularly unlawful exercises embraced by individuals from the Nixon organization. Those exercises included such "grimy traps" as irritating the workplaces of political adversaries and individuals of whom Nixon or his officials were suspicious.

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John Adney

Shouldn't this be Donaldson 45 since thats the name of the author?
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Nov 22, 2016

Bantering 45

The in-text citation contains the authors last name and the page number on which the cited material can be found. The Works Cited information is irrelevant to this question!
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