The Great Cover-Up
This excellent book by Barry Sussman, a former editor at The Washington Post throughout Watergate, is essential reading.
Analysis – Archived Posts
- Jan 20, 1977: President Jimmy Carter’s Inaugural AddressText of President James Earl Carter’s Inaugural Address on January 20, 1977. The religious and moral tone of the speech could be seen as an oblique reference to Watergate. Carter defeated Gerald Ford and served one term before being defeated by Ronald Reagan.
- Jun 17, 1997: Yes, Watergate Was A Coup D’EtatOn the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, Patrick Buchanan argues that Watergate was a coup d’etat.
- Jun 17, 1997: Watergate 25 Years Later: Barry SussmanBarry Sussman was an editor at the Washington Post throughout the Watergate years. In this 1997 article he reflects on how the media’s role in how the Watergate story unfolded, including the part played by Deep Throat.