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Journalists' Watergate Notes to Be Released

While the identity of "Deep Throat" is still a well-guarded secret, the first installment of notes and quotes scribbled by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward ( search ) and Carl Bernstein ( search ) while covering the Watergate scandal are now available to the public."We told the story from our perspective as well as we could. Other people should have a look at the stuff," Bernstein said Thursday at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center ( search ), which purchased the materials for $5 million in 2003.Under a deal with the reporters, the Ransom Center is responsible for cataloguing and preparing the documents for public release. They will be made public for the first time Friday.Self-described "pack rats" who kept dozens of boxes of materials, Woodward and Bernstein said they were meticulous about saving notes from their reporting for The Washington Post that exposed a conspiracy to disrupt the 1972 presidential election. Their reporting won the Pulitzer P...

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  1. Fast Facts: Watergate Scandal

    It started as an investigation into the break-in of a hotel, residential and office complex in Washington, D.C. But it ended with the only resignation of a U.S. pres...

  2. Watergate Figures: Lessons Largely Unlearned After 30 Years

    So, 30 years after the break-in that brought down Richard Nixon, what is the legacy of Watergate?"What we should learn is not to put our trust and faith in men who a...

  3. Watergate -- 40 years later, questions endure about CIA's role in the break in

    Forty years ago this Sunday, in the pre-dawn darkness of June 17, 1972, the late Carl Shoffler and two other plainclothes Washington, D.C. police officers, Paul Leep...

  4. Secrets of Watergate

    James Rosen, author of 'The Strong Man,' discusses his new book on John Mitchell, the Former Attorney General under President Nixon , his relationship with President Nixon and his involvement in Watergate .

  5. Watergate Revisited? A hard look at the Obama-Nixon comparison

    Also...Ready for Hillary? She Seems Ready As Shadow Campaign Takes ShapeCorrecting the Cruz RecordWatergate Revisited? A Hard Look at the Obama-Nixon ComparisonIs Ba...

  6. Biblioteca Nixon presenta nueva versión de Watergate

    Durante años, la Biblioteca presidencial de Richard Nixon fue acusada de cometer otro encubrimiento al estilo de Watergate. Pero ahora, aseguran los archivistas, los...

  7. Richard Nixon -- the last great liberal

    As we celebrate Richard Nixon’s 100th birthday, there is so much more to reflect on than the Watergate scandal. Nixon is many things to many people, but 40 years aft...

  8. Lessons of Watergate

    James Rosen, author of 'The Strong Man,' discusses what lessons Watergate teaches us about how to handle scandals in leadership.

  9. Obama is the closest thing to Nixon we've seen in 40 years

    It is not without a bit of irony that, in the 40 years since the explosion of the Watergate story, Bob Woodward would again be under attack from the White House for ...

  10. Woodward : Road to Watergate for Obama Admin is concealment

    Journalist opines on White House scandal

  11. D.C. Landmark Watergate Hotel Sells Off Furnishings Before Renovation

    Everything must go at the Watergate Hotel.The Washington landmark, made famous by the Nixon scandal, is selling beds, sofas, silver teapots and even toilets to prepa...

  12. New questions over Rep. Cummings' connection to IRS probe

    Cleta Mitchell on the congressman's possible role

  1. Watergate 'Deep Throat' W. Mark Felt Dies at 95

    W. Mark Felt, the former FBI second-in-command who revealed himself as "Deep Throat" 30 years after he tipped off reporters to the Watergate scandal that toppled a p...

  2. Current Press Ethics Unlikely to Enable Second 'Watergate'

    It's been more than 30 years since Bob Woodward ( search ) and Carl Bernstein ( search ) broke the Watergate scandal that brought down an American president.Many med...

  3. Nixon's Long-Secret Watergate Testimony to Be Released

    Richard Nixon's grand jury testimony about the scandal that destroyed his presidency finally is coming to light.Four months after a judge ordered the June 1975 Water...

  4. Timeline: Watergate Scandal

    A timeline of the Watergate scandal:June 17, 1972: Five men are arrested in a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Wa...

  5. Periodista de Watergate acusa a la Casa Blanca de amenazas por una nota sobre los recortes

    Bob Woodward, uno de los periodistas que destapó el caso Watergate, aseguró hoy que un alto funcionario de la Casa Blanca lo amenazó por la publicación de un artícul...

  6. Periodista de Watergate acusa a la Casa Blanca de amenazas por una nota sobre los recortes

    Bob Woodward, uno de los periodistas que destapó el caso Watergate, aseguró hoy que un alto funcionario de la Casa Blanca lo amenazó por la publicación de un artícul...

  7. El caso Watergate cumple 40 años con el misterio despejado y el mito intacto

    A sus 40 años, el caso Watergate se ha sacudido los misterios que lo marcaron durante décadas, pero mantiene intacto un halo de mito que muchos se preocupan de culti...

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