This Week in History: May 15-21

ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
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I would not be standing here tonight were it not or bill. This week in history the year 2000. New York Democrats nominated Hillary Clinton as candidate for senate. New York Republicans labeled her a carpetbagger from Illinois feel Arkansas and Washington. But the lifelong Chicago Cubs fans Don the New York Yankees cap and went on to soundly defeat her Republican rival. Becoming the first First Lady to win political office. I will not be running for president as much as I'd like to this week in 2011. Few real estate mogul and reality TV star named Donald Trump. Announced he would not run for president. He insisted he would've won the Republican primary and general election but the billionaire wrote that business is my greatest passion. We will inquire into every time. And follow every lead. Unrestrained I'm really here. This week in 1973. At a senate special committee expose the scandal that would bring down an American presidents have. Witnesses testified that Richard Nixon knew about the burglary in the Watergate offices of the Democratic National Committee. Any that he helped cover it up. And the most shocking revelation. The president had secretly taped every conversation he had in the Oval Office he released and tapes and eighteen and a half minutes missing him and three days later Richard Nixon resigned in disgrace. He this week in 1982. Paul McCartney Stevie Wonder teamed up to seeing ebony and ivory. Dominated the charts for seven weeks becoming Paul McCartney's. Longest running hit since The Beatles. This week in history on Jonathan. Call.

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