The watergate scandal which brought down the nixon presidency entails the break-in of the democratic party headquarters in 1972, the cover-up of the break- in, and assorted scandals and improprieties that the investigation subsequently revealed it was the worst scandal in american history for it was an attempt to subvert.
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 committee (dnc) headquarters in the watergate office- apartment-hotel complex in washington, dc, on june 17, 1972 on august 9, 1974,. Waves from watergate: evidence concerning the impact of the watergate scandalupon political legitimacy and social control watergate affair as the worst scandal in our history (erskine 1973: 628) what would be the logical 1954 max webcr on law in economy and society (trans by e shlls and m, rheinstein].
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) headquarters at the watergate office complex in washington, dc on june 17, 1972, and president richard nixon's administration's.
The impeachment action came at the end of a week in which the president's chances of completing his second term in office fell to their lowest point since the watergate scandal first threatened his political survival earlier in the week, the supreme court ruled unanimously that nixon had no authority to.
The ripples in society of the watergate scandal the ripples of watergate on august eighth, nineteen hundred seventy four, all of america watched as richard nixon gave his speech of resignation this act was prompted by watergate, a criminal scandal lead by president nixon and other high ranking government.