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He discovered the Watergate break-in, then died destitute and forgotten

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It was 30 minutes after midnight on June 17, 1972, when Frank Wills, a security guard patrolling the parking garage at the Watergate office complex in Washington, noticed masking tape covering locks on a stairwell door. Wills thought perhaps the maintenance crew had taped the doors to keep them from locking. The 24-year-old ripped off…Read more…

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Watergate 50th Anniversary: Dwight Chapin

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Dwight L. Chapin served as the secretary and deputy assistant to President Richard M. Nixon from 1969 to 1973. As Nixon’s personal aide during the 1968 presidential campaign, Chapin crisscrossed the country at Nixon’s side, rising to become one of the president’s senior White House staffers and closest confidantes. Chapin, who was convicted in 1974…Read more…

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Watergate: Portraiture and Intrigue

March 25, 2022 – September 5, 2022 The break-in at the Democratic National Committee offices at the Watergate Complex on June 17, 1972, quickly escalated to become a political and legal crisis that reached the highest levels of the United States government. Today, fifty years after the incident took place in Washington, D.C., “Watergate” stands…Read more…