40 Years After Watergate, It's Almost Impossible to Hold Government Accountable
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40 Years After Watergate, It's Almost Impossible to Hold Government Accountable









Many believe it will take another scandal the size of Watergate, or worse, to get us back on track.
















Richard Nixon bids farewell to the White House staff on 9 August 1974. 

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At moments, “The Lessons of Watergate” conference, held a couple of weeks ago in Washington, D.C. by the citizen’s lobby Common Cause, was a little like that two-man roadshow retired baseball players Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson have been touring. In it, they retell the story of the catastrophic moment during the bottom of the last inning of Game Six of the 1986 World Series, when the Mets’ Wilson hit an easy ground ball toward Buckner of the Red Sox, who haplessly let it roll between his legs. That notorious error ultimately cost Boston the championship.



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