American Artifacts: Nixon Library Watergate Exhibit
Sunday, June 19, 8 a.m., 7 p.m., 10 p.m. ET on C-SPAN3
The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California recently opened a new exhibit about Watergate. Director Timothy Naftali gave American History TV a tour of the exhibit, which chronicles events that led up to the break-in at the Watergate offices of the Democratic National Committee on June 17, 1972. Mr. Naftali also discusses the aftermath of the scandal, the resignation of President Nixon, and the lasting impact that Watergate made on our system of government.
Watch a preview here.
Also, a special Watergate block, Saturday, June 18, 1 p.m.; Sunday, June 19, 6 a.m.; Monday, June 20, 2 a.m. ET featuring:
* Archival Video of President Nixon's First Watergate Speech
* G. Gordon Liddy's radio show on the 25th anniversary of Watergate
* Katharine Graham on Breaking the Watergate Story
* Archival Video of President Nixon's Resignation Speech