Top Legal Mind Releases Statement Signed by Dozens of Original Watergate Investigative Staff, Academics, Politicians, and Other Experts
-Statement about Watergate’s successes and unfinished work released ahead of June 17th reunion event in the Capitol, the first time the original group has publicly aligned around a single perspective. A new project, Watergate.org, is also unveiled to mark the 50th anniversary.- (WASHINGTON, DC – June 14, 2022) – Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University…Read more…
Watergate: 50 Years Later - Key Watergate Investigative Staff to Assemble for First Time In Room on Capitol Hill Where Famous Senate Hearings Were Held
June 17th Event to Pair Prominent Watergate Investigators with Political Leaders, Press and Experts to Reflect on Watergate’s Legacy and the State of Democracy in the U.S. – Including January 6 Committee Investigation and Hearings On Friday, June 17th, from 5:00 to 7:30pm, the historic Watergate Senate Select Committee, House Judiciary Committee, Special Prosecutor’s staff,…Read more…
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Jay Hamilton, Stanford University
Hearst Professor of Communication, Chair of the Department of Communication, and Director of the Stanford Journalism Program
Mark Feldstein, University of Maryland
Richard Eaton Chair of Broadcast Journalism at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
David Greenberg, Rutgers University
Professor of History and of Journalism & Media Studies
Jonathan Marshall, Northwestern University
Associate Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Michael Schudson, Columbia University
Professor of Journalism, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University