International Affairs
1 June 2012 , Volume 68, Number 3

June 17, 1972: A break-in at the Watergate building spells the beginning of the end for President Nixon. Can such a coup happen in the digital age?



Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post


Bob Woodward (left) and Carl Bernstein working on the story at The Washington Post. Photo: Ken Feil/Washington Post/Getty Images

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