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Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Watergate figures, including burglars, tell their story

For the first time ever, nearly a dozen central figures in the Watergate scandal gathered at the Watergate office building where a botched 1972 burglary, ordered by President Nixon, set in motion the scandal that changed American politics and journalism. Bud Krogh, the former head of the “The Plumbers,” the group that planned burglaries of private citizens considered leakers by Nixon, was one of those speaking at the Washington Post Live event. Krogh drew huge laughs from the crowd of 450 people: “It’s a lot easier to come into this building with valet parking. “ Click here to watch highlights.

By Mary Jordan  |  04:34 PM ET, 06/12/2012

 
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