Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, will answer your questions about constitutional interpretation on Wednesday, August 24 at 1:00pm ET.
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A millionaire businessman becomes President in this first try at an elected office. That’s one of 10 fascinating facts about Herbert Hoover, one of the most-interesting occupants of the White House.
On August 9, 1974, Gerald Ford officially became President in the most unusual of circumstances, as Richard Nixon left Washington and Ford took office without the benefit of direct election to office.
On August 8, 1974, Richard Nixon announced he would resign from office as a result of the Watergate scandal. But the effects of Watergate lingered on for years after the scandal.
On a June 17, 1972, police caught five men breaking into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. So how did a “third-rate burglary” escalate into a near constitutional crisis?