August 31, 2020
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US v. Nixon (1974)
⟶ Updated 14 Nov 2018 ⟶
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Five men are arrested breaking into the Democratic National Security headquarters
President Nixon and H.R. Haldeman discuss Watergate. Prosecuters find an 18 minute gap in the tape.
Seven men are indicted for the Watergate break-in.
5 men plead guilty. 2 men stand a trial and are convicted
Testimony reveals that all of Nixon's conversations were taped.
Court rules that Nixon must provide the tapes and documents subpoenaed by Archibald Cox.
Nixon orders Attorney General Elliot to fire Cox. Attorney General Elliot fires Cox.
The Supreme Court rules that Nixon must hand over the subpoenaed materials.
Nixon becomes the first president to resign.
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