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19 H.R. Haldeman – White House Chief of Staff to President Richard NixonWhite House Chief of StaffPresidentRichard Nixon

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21 John Ehrlichmann – President Nixon's assistant for domestic affairs. He directed the White House "plumbers" unit.

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23 C.R.E.e.P. -I n 1972, the Committee to Re- Elect the President (CREeP). Headed by former Attorney General John Mitchell, began a massive fund-raising campaign aimed at collecting as much money as possible to re-elect Nixon in 1972.

24 Besides its re-election activities, CRP employed money laundering and slush funds and was directly and actively involved in the Watergate scandal.

25 The CRP used $500,000 in funds raised for the purpose to re-elect President Nixon to pay legal expenses for the five Watergate burglars after their indictment in September 1972, in exchange for their silence and perjury.

26 John Mitchell – was the first U.S. Attorney General ever to be convicted of illegal activities and imprisoned. He later served as campaign director for C.R.E.E.P.

27 The “Plumbers” – were a secret White House Special Investigations Unit established in 1971 during the Nixon presidency. Its task was to stop the leaking of classified information to the news media.

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29 G. Gordon Liddy – was the chief operative for the White House Plumber’s Unit

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35 Woodward and Bernstein – the reporters of the Washington Post, investigated the Watergate break-in and first cracked the Watergate scandal in August 1972, which led to the resignation of Nixon in 1974.

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41 Mark Felt – “Deep Throat” - F.B.I.'s Associate Director, the second- ranking post in the Bureau.

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55 Watergate Crime - - Five men, one of whom says he used to work for the CIA, are arrested at 2:30 a.m. trying to bug the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate hotel and office complex. JUNE 17.

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60 Saturday Night Massacre – President Nixon discharged Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox and accepted the resignations of Attorney General Elliot L. Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William D. Ruckelshaus.

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62 Richardson resigned when Nixon instructed him to fire Cox and Richardson refused. When the President then asked Ruckelshaus to dismiss Cox, he refused, and he was fired. Ruckelshaus said he resigned.

63 E. Howard Hunt – ex- CIA officer. He with G. Gordon Liddy and others, was one of the Nixon White House "plumbers" — a secret team of operatives charged with fixing "leaks." He engineered the first Watergate burglary, and other undercover operations for Nixon.

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71 The tapes –

72 18 ½ minutes and Rosemary Woods – Rosemary Woods demonstrating how she “may” have erased tape recordings

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77 Nixon and Ford = Resignation and Pardon

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83 Napoleon went to the island of Elba in “exile”

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100 Watergate salad was a concoction thought up by a sous chef at the Watergate Hotel. Watergate Salad took off in popularity during and after the presidential scandal which shares the same name.

101 Prep time: 15 min Total time: 1 hour 15 min Makes: 8 servings, about 1/2 cup each What You Need 1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Pistachio Flavor Instant Pudding 1 cup JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows 1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans 1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping Make It Combine first 4 ingredients in large bowl. Stir in COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 1 hour.

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