ERIC Number: ED395848
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Watergate. Documents from the National Archives.
National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.
The documents in this package focus on the three basic questions raised by Watergate: (1) Should President Nixon have been impeached?; (2) Should he have been prosecuted?; and (3) Should he have been pardoned? These documents do not begin to tell the whole story of Watergate, but they do suggest some of the issues involved. "Suggestions for Further Reading" will help readers sharpen their understanding of Watergate. The documents in this series include: (1) Richard M. Nixon's letter of resignation, August 9, 1974; (2) House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Report on Impeachment of Richard M. Nixon, August 20, 1974; (3) Transcript excerpts from Hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, June 23, 1972; (4) Memorandum by Vernon Walters, Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, June 28, 1972; (5) Memorandum from Carl B. Feldbaum and Peter M. Kreindler to Leon Jaworski about factors to consider in prosecuting Nixon, August 9, 1974; (6) "Washington Post" article about Watergate public opinion, August 26, 1974; (7) Memorandum from Philip A. Lacovara to Leon Jaworski about pardoning Nixon, September 5, 1974; (8) President Ford's draft remarks on granting a pardon to Nixon, September 8, 1974; and (9) diagram of Oval Office showing location of microphones. (EH)
Descriptors: Government Libraries, Instructional Materials, Library Collections, Material Culture, Modern History, National Libraries, Presidents of the United States, Realia, United States History
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Publication Type: Guides - General
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Authoring Institution: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.