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WATERGATE,

The burglary was committed on June 17, 1972, by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washington, D.C. Their arrest eventually uncovered a White House-sponsored plan of espionage against political opponents...

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Encyclopedia : NIXON, Richard Milhous

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Encyclopedia : INDEPENDENT COUNSEL,

Nixon's involvement in Watergate
tainted an otherwise great Presidency.
 
exposed chronic patterns of corruption.
 
US Elections Relive famous presidential contests.
History of Labor Day

Celebrate the value and dignity of work in America.

Veteran's Day

Stretching back to the end of World War I and honoring our country's many veterans.

Labor Day

Celebrates the successes of the labor movement. Read More!

History Rocks Take a whirlwind look at the 1970s through the music, footage and personalities from the time.
Place That State Can you PLACE THAT STATE??
Save Our History Learn more about the SAVE OUR HISTORY project here!
The Presidents Find out everything you wanted to know about our nation's 42 presidents, from Washington to W.
Fourth Of July Learn more about this holiday through video and maps!
The Civil War Read up on the history of the Civil war, including the Secession Crisis and Gettysburg.
History of the Revolution

Brush up on the history of the American Revolution. Click here>>

World War II In 1939 a war began that changed the world in a way never paralleled.
Save Our History: The National World War II Memorial Friday, February 19 at 7 AM EST
The National World War II Memorial. The National World War II Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to all those who served in WWII. Established by the American Battle Monuments Commission, it honors all military veterans, citizens on the
Save Our History: Civil War Battlefields. Friday, February 12 at 7 AM EST
Civil War Battlefields.. Across America an urgent crisis is taking place that threatens the battlefields of the Civil War. The bloodstained "hallowed ground", where millions fought and died for a greater cause, is rapidly being paved over
The Real West: The Texas Rangers. Monday, February 15 at 7 AM EST
The Texas Rangers.. A history of the frontier's most feared and fearless lawmen, who combed the wide-open spaces of Texas to track down some of the Old West's most vicious criminals. A Texas Ranger could "ride like a Mexican, trail like an
The States: 06 - Florida, Indiana, Washington, Utah, Rho... Wednesday, February 17 at 12 PM EST
06 - Florida, Indiana, Washington, Utah, Rhode Island. Hurricanes, lightening and alligator-filled swamps made Florida an unwelcome candidate for statehood, yet it continues to draw more and more people annually. In 1900, Indianapolis, not
The States: 06 - Florida, Indiana, Washington, Utah, Rho... Wednesday, February 17 at 6 PM EST
06 - Florida, Indiana, Washington, Utah, Rhode Island. Hurricanes, lightening and alligator-filled swamps made Florida an unwelcome candidate for statehood, yet it continues to draw more and more people annually. In 1900, Indianapolis, not
The States: 05 - Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Hawaii, South ... Wednesday, February 17 at 11 AM EST
05 - Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Hawaii, South Carolina, Montana. Ground Hog Day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, dates back to 1886 and an ancient European holiday called Candlemass Day. Garrison Keeler and his A Prairie Home Companion radio program
The States: 05 - Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Hawaii, South ... Wednesday, February 17 at 5 PM EST
05 - Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Hawaii, South Carolina, Montana. Ground Hog Day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, dates back to 1886 and an ancient European holiday called Candlemass Day. Garrison Keeler and his A Prairie Home Companion radio program
The States: 04 - New Jersey, Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Ala... Wednesday, February 10 at 12 PM EST
04 - New Jersey, Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Alaska. Crossing the icy Delaware River on Christmas night, 1776, allowed George Washington to surprise the British at Trenton, a critical American victory in the Revolutionary War. One of the world's