3 edition of Watergate found in the catalog.
Discusses the break-in at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. in 1972 and the events which unfolded thereafter resulting in the downfall of a president and a distrust of government.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.
|Statement||by Daniel Cohen|
|Series||Spotlight on American history|
|LC Classifications||E860 .C58 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||97026881|
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