Watergate: Why the scandal still resonates 50 years later

Watergate: Why the scandal still resonates 50 years later

June 17, 2022 0 By Ellen Novack

It’s been 50 years since five men with links to the White House broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters, launching a scandal that eventually led to President Richard Nixon resigning.

The BBC spoke to Jill Wine-Banks, who was a prosecutor on the Watergate case, about what has changed since – as well as about a more recent US political scandal.

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