Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia will emphasize at today's committee hearing that the American people need to realize that what happened was that a president asked an FBI director to drop an ongoing investigation into a former national security adviser.
By Associated Press
Critics have been quick to compare the controversy surrounding the White House and Russia to the Watergate scandal that forced President Richard Nixon to resign. But the Watergate drama took longer to unfold -- more than two years -- than…
By Daniel Bush
The Comey firing and Russia investigations form a case study of the massive shifts in U.S. politics and media since the early 1970s.
By Daniel Bush
Fred Thompson, a former U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate, as well as a film and television actor, died Sunday, his family said.
By News Desk
By PBS NewsHour
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s top news, including U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq, how Americans are grading President Obama’s foreign policy performance,…
Interest in the character and legacy of President Richard Nixon has endured 40 years since his resignation. Judy Woodruff joins Beverly Gage of Yale University, Timothy Naftali of New York University, Patrick Buchanan, author of "The Greatest Comeback" and Luke…
By Connie Cass, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Howard Baker's question sliced to the core of Watergate: "What did the president know and when did he know it?"…
In the 1975 book “Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall,” author Elizabeth Drew examined the players and the political upheaval behind Nixon’s fall from power. Now nearing the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation, this classic piece of political…
EmbedVideo(8046); On Nov. 22, 1963, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer were two reporters covering a presidential visit. MacNeil was a White House correspondent for NBC News. Lehrer was working the federal beat as a reporter for the Dallas Times-Herald.
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