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Watergate Scandal

Garage of Watergate fame may be razed

Associate Editor of the Washington Post Bob Woodward. Photo: AFP

The garage where reporter Bob Woodward of The Washington Post learned about the Watergate scandal from the informant "Deep Throat" may be razed to make way for a real estate project.

Wednesday, 28 August, 2013, 3:41am

Rewind, film: All the President's Men, directed by Alan J. Pakula

Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford in All the President's Men. Photo: AP

After watching All the President's Men, viewers could be forgiven for thinking that it was Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman who exposed the Watergate scandal, rather than Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the real-life reporters they portray.

28 Apr 2013 - 5:05pm

Watergate legend Bob Woodward accuses White House of threat

Bob Woodward. Photo: Reuters

The White House has denied it threatened legendary Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward, as a media sideshow linked to a showdown over huge budget cuts consumed Washington.

2 Mar 2013 - 4:36am

Public Eye

Follow the paper trail to get to the bottom of 'basementgate'

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I'm still quite optimistic about the European situation ... In fact Europeans can rescue themselves

Former bank regulator chief Liu Mingkang said the euro-zone debt crisis should be solved by Europeans

It is a miracle that the building is now standing proud

12 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Watergate? China could write the script

According to Henry Kissinger, Chinese leaders never understood Watergate and what it meant to Americans. Chinese, of course, don't understand how democracy really works. But, it seems Americans understand it even less.

25 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Shocked by discrimination

A few days ago, Cable TV news reported that a 10-year-old primary schoolboy who was interviewed for a place at a top local secondary school was asked: 'Why are you so short?'

He proudly told the reporter that his answer was: 'I am short because of my family genes, but I am smart.'

2 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Richard M. Nixon

Excerpt from Richard M. Nixon's presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida, on August 8, 1968:

9 May 2006 - 12:00am

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward

Simon and Schuster $92

19 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Tricky Dicky wins the final round in the saga of the Watergate tapes

THIS WEEK SAW the last act of late president Richard Nixon's last great fight played out with considerable irony.

15 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Search on for silver jubilee student

The President of the United States was soon to face calls for his impeachment and platform shoes and flares were the height of fashion.

22 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Nixon's ultimate triumph

WHEN considering the legacy of President Richard Nixon, it is useful to remember the lines from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, ''The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones.'' In Mr Nixon's case, that might appear not to be true. The villain of Watergate in his later years succeeded in erasing many of the memories of his own wrongdoing.

25 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Preaching to the convicted

EVERYONE knows Hong Kong is materialistic. But you don't expect Richard Nixon's former hatchet man, the White House lawyer who once said he would run down his grandmother to get his leader re-elected, to announce: 'I've never seen so many people living on pretenses in all my life.' But then you don't expect him to say 'Satan must be defeated' either.

24 Oct 1993 - 12:00am