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Jun 18

Watergate versus the Fifth Amendment



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In this commentary, Geoff Shepard, who served on Richard Nixon’s White House staff and his legal defense team, looks at arguments about due process violations for the Watergate defendants.



Jun 18

Why Watergate didn’t affect the 1972 election



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Contributor Benjamin Brown looks back at the 1972 election and how voters didn’t care about the fledgling Watergate scandal as Richard Nixon sought re-election.



Jun 17

A father, a son, and a game called baseball



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Mike Simzak looks at the link between Father’s Day and baseball in his family.



Jun 15

Egypt’s constitution, legislature in dire straits



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The promise of free elections in Egypt, under the umbrella of a constitution and parliamentary rule, seems dashed after the country’s military acted to undercut the nation’s legislature.



Jun 15

Boy Scout sex-scandal ruling cites Supreme Court



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An Oregon court has cited a Watergate-era ruling in allowing the release of files detailing alleged child abuse by Boy Scouts of America volunteers dating back to 1965.