February 7, 1973 – June 27, 1974

Watergate

Bruce Quan I will be seventy-one in August, a fifth generation American of Chinese descent whose ancestors landed in San Francisco in the late 1840s or early 1850s.

Growing up in Oakland, California, I attended public schools and then attended UC Berkeley in 1964. That first semester coincided with the Free...

We are beginning these hearings today in an atmosphere of utmost gravity. The questions, that have been raised in the wake of the June 17th break-in, strike at the very undergirding of our democracy. If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into...

Original article source: The New York Times Echoes of Watergate are everywhere these days. President Trump’s firing of the F.B.I. director, James Comey, drew immediate comparisons to Richard Nixon’s order to dismiss the special Watergate prosecutor, Archibald Cox, in October 1973. Mr. Trump’s insinuation that he had taped meetings with...

By Gordon Freedman   The purpose of WategateCommittee.org is to provide historical reference for the work of the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities (more commonly known as the Senate Watergate Committee) and to provide a contemporary understanding of the work, product, and culture of that investigation. Watergate is...