Quotations that match 'watergate'.The Watergate reforms did work well for many years, and if improved and broadened, these reforms can have real and major impact on the system today.
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Way before Watergate, senior administration officials hid behind anonymity.
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Even before Watergate and his resignation, Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions.
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I hope you will respond to the crisis of confidence that Watergate has created by opening up your administration and reaching out to people in a more magnanimous spirit.
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If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen.
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I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate. History
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The government paid the family of Richard Nixon $18 million for papers, tape recordings and other materials seized after Watergate.
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I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate.
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I suspect there have been a number of conspiracies that never were described or leaked out. But I suspect none of the magnitude and sweep of Watergate.
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After Watergate, which happened when I was in college, I became increasingly inspired by journalism as a way to change the world. It sounds corny, but to wake the public up, to serve a higher cause.
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Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon.
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I remember being a kid and the Vietnam War was huge and looking at Watergate.
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After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.
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The influences in my life were all kind of politically, socially implanted. And then there was Watergate.
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We're not going to have another Watergate in our lifetime. I'm sure.
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The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam.
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Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth.
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I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon's Watergate tapes, and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking and providing information to Carl and myself.
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From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known; our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - absolutely no one - is above the law.
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Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it.
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The fact of the Watergate cover-up is not nearly as interesting as the step into making the cover-up. And when you understand the step, you understand that Richard Nixon lied. That he was a criminal.
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You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job. History
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Because of Watergate in part, I am kind of a magnet for calls and information and suggestions.
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I contend that, in spite of all that might be said about Watergate, Richard Nixon was good for the poor people of America.
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I know that from the days of Watergate... the notion of two sources on a story has become the popular dogma about how you confirm something. And there is a lot of truth to that, but there are all kinds of ways to check to the extent that you can, a story that you get.
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Watergate is an immensely complicated scandal with a cast of characters as varied as a Tolstoy novel.
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Even Napoleon had his Watergate.
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I believe Watergate shows that the system did work. Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress, and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.
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It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality.
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After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder. Vietnam was left to its own devices, drifting along towards its fate.
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Watergate was unique because it allowed the public to play its democratic role in expressing its outrage at the presidency. And as a result, for the first time in history a president resigned.
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There may yet be another Watergate book. I have thought a book about the aftermath of Watergate and its impact could be done, perhaps by me or someone else.
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Suppose Watergate had not been uncovered? I'd still be on the City Desk.
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The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time, even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps to a majority of Americans.
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Lawyers didn't seriously get involved in the Watergate stories until quite late, when we realized we were on to something.
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An attempt is already underway to revise history - to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in.
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Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him.
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Nixon had some large achievements in foreign affairs. They will be remembered. But a president probably gets remembered for one thing, and Watergate will head the Nixon list, I suspect.
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The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.
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The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal.
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The source known as Deep Throat provided a kind of road map through the scandal. His one consistent message was that the Watergate burglary was just the tip of the iceberg.
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There have been as many investigative reporters on this newspaper working on Clinton's many problems as I can remember there were working on Watergate.
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It would seem that the Watergate story from beginning to end could be used as a primer on the American political system.
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The biggest rap on me is that I don't find a Watergate every couple of years. Well, Watergate was unique. It's not something Carl Bernstein, I, or the Washington Post caused.
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Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending.
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I learned one thing in Watergate: I was well-intentioned but rationalized illegal behavior," he said. "You cannot live your life other than walking in the truth. Your means are as important as your ends.
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I'm still friendly with Dean. He still calls me on the phone from time to time. John Dean was fired and later ended up spending some time in prison for his role in Watergate.
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This story, I predict, will grow to be worse than Watergate. The American people need to have the answers.
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