June 16, 1972: in room 214 of the watergate hotel in washington, dc, seven men gathered to finalize their plans to break in to the democratic national committee’s (dnc) headquarters. Watergate affair, in us history, series of scandals involving the administration of president richard m nixon more specifically, watergate affair (1972–74) us political scandal that.
Actors and models hobnobbed with congressmen and the supreme court justices who lived in the watergate apartments its glamorous reputation was eclipsed with political scandal on june 17. September 15, 1972: hunt, liddy, and the watergate burglars are indicted by a federal grand jury november 7, 1972: nixon re-elected , defeating george mcgovern with the largest plurality of.
Watergate scandal, interlocking political scandals of the administration of us pres richard m nixon that were revealed following the arrest of five burglars at democratic national. 1972 this year is marked as a black year in history due to the use of terrorism entering sport with the massacre of 11 israel athletes by arab gunman also this is the beginning of the. In the early morning of june 17, 1972, five men are arrested for breaking into the democratic national committee headquarters at the watergate, an office-hotel-apartment complex in.
A june 1972 break-in at the headquarters of the democratic national committee at the watergate office complex begins the chain of events that convulsed washington for two years, lead to the. The watergate scandal began early in the morning of june 17, 1972, when several burglars were arrested in the office of the democratic national committee, located in the watergate complex of.
1972 may 1972 may 28 bugging equipment is installed at the democratic national committee headquarters at the watergate hotel and office complex in washington dc. The watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the united states during the early 1970s, following a break-in by five men at the democratic national committee (dnc.