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Book Excerpt: Jorge Ramos’ ‘Take A Stand’
From TAKE A STAND: Lessons From Rebels by Jorge Ramos , published by arrangement with Celebra, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2016 by Jorge Ramos. ONE Taking a Stand in 2016 “Are you an activist or a journalist?” I have been asked that
Freed Washington Post Reporter Gives Emotional Thanks to Colleagues, John Kerry
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian , who spent more than 500 days in detention in Iran, spoke today at the official opening of the newspaper’s new headquarters, thanking his colleagues and Secretary of State John Kerry for working hard to secure his freedom. "I am happy to be home with you," he
11 Questions - And Answers - About Election Day 2014
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTION 2014: This has been called the election about nothing. But that misses the point entirely. The 2014 midterm election is in fact about everything. A hodgepodge of issues and interests are competing for...
Ben Bradlee, Top Washington Post Editor During Watergate, Dies At 93
Ben Bradlee , the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate era, has died, the newspaper reported on its website tonight. He was 93. A native of Boston, Bradlee began his career at the age of 20 in a grand fashion. He graduated from Harvard, got married to his first
What Richard Nixon Said When He Resigned 40 Years Ago
On this day in history 40 years ago, Richard Nixon – facing all but certain impeachment amidst the Watergate scandal – announced his decision to resign as president. The Watergate scandal was touched off by the June 17, 1972 break-in of the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters...
Book Excerpt: 'Chasing Shadows' by Ken Hughes
Reprinted from Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair, and the Origins of Watergate by Ken Hughes by permission of the University of Virginia Press. For more information and to purchase the book, click here. INTRODUCTION What more could we possibly need to know about Watergate? ...
Watergate's 'Deep Throat' Garage to Be Demolished
The parking garage where "Deep Throat" began the unraveling of the Watergate scandal - and the Nixon presidency - will vanish after Virginia County Board voted unanimously to demolish it. The five members of the Arlington County Board voted unanimously on Saturday to allow developer Monday
Political Gurus Weigh In on How History Will Judge Hillary Clinton
When Hillary Clinton took the job as secretary of state five years ago, one of her senior 2008 campaign advisers recommended that it could one day lead her to the White House, veteran journalist Bob Woodward says. “One of her key aides, Mark Penn,...
In Settling Scores, Bob Gates Trips Over His Own Words
When Bob Woodward’s “Obama’s Wars” came out in 2010, then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates acknowledged there had been strong debate within the Obama national security team but did not provide any details. Instead he said the team had moved forward to implement the debate and described...
It's 'Sorry' Season In Washington
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘I’M SORRY’: President Obama last night apologized to Americans who are losing their health care coverage amid a firestorm of criticism over his promise that under Obamacare “if you like your plan, you can keep your plan.” “I am sorry...