Looks back at Watergate, the original game changer of America politics. How has Watergate changed the Presidency? What effect has the scandal had on our political leaders? And has hope and optimism forever been replaced in our national dialogue by doubt and cynicism? 2013 marks 40 years since 1973 - Watergate's most pivotal year. Reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein doggedly investigated the scandal exposing the long, twisted trail of cover-ups and lies.
This acclaimed documentary provides insight into the actions of Daniel Ellsberg, a leading American military strategist who leaked the Pentagon Papers, a massive top-secret document that pointed to government deception about the Vietnam War.
Based on the acclaimed book written by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, The Final Days chronicles president Richard Nixon's administration during his critical period after the Watergate break-in scandal, which ultimately led to Nixon's resignation from the office on August 1974.
This CBS News documentary focuses on analyzing and proving the validity of new information that has emerged about the Watergate burglary and cover-up. Hosted by veteran CBS News anchor Mike Wallace, the viewer gets a detailed, factual investigation of the circumstances that led to the downfall of an entire presidential administration and its commander in chief. Featured are rare interviews with many key players in the Watergate scandal and in-depth commentary from Wallace about the events and the motives behind the individuals involved.