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Ron Sachs

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Nixon resignation stands as best modern test of enduring quality of American democracy

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No fiction could match the real-life challenge to American democracy represented by the Watergate break-in, the subsequent cover-up – and the two-year odyssey of journalistic and congressional investigations that ultimately led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon 40 years ago today. That real-life soap opera makes the tawdry Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky White House tainting seem like a minor, cancelled TV series by comparison. It all began during the stretch drive of Nixon’s 1972 march toward landslide reelection for a…

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