The Watergate Hearings: 40 Years Later

Secret Tapes Listen in on Nixon Presidency Under Grips of Watergate Scandal

Aug. 22, 2013

Newly released audio recordings offer a look inside the Nixon presidency as the Watergate scandal was unfolding. In one excerpt, President Richard Nixon has just announced the resignation of his two top aides. Judy Woodruff talks to veteran journalist Marvin Kalb and Ken Hughes of the University of Virginia's Miller Center.

How Watergate Affected You

May 16, 2013

Forty years ago, in the summer of 1973, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer led public television's gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings -- co-anchoring all 250 hours of the proceedings, and launching the beginnings of what the PBS NewsHour is today.

PBS NewsHour: Covering Watergate