9: Politics & Government

watch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67c-I-yt7s0

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074119/

Read:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/watergate/timeline.html?noredirect=on

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/app/uploads/2013/11/U-S-v-Nixon.pdf

Deep Throat was an anonymous whistleblower who was feeding Bob Woodward the information he needed to report the Watergate scandal to the nation. There are laws in place now to protect whistleblowers from retaliation, but there are also laws to punish those who leak government secrets. When are people justified in disclosing information about government actions?
Why does the movie end where it does? Why does it show us Nixon’s resignation in a footnote?
Do you think it was right that Nixon was pardoned by Ford for crimes he committed while in office?

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