On June 17, 1972, four men were arrested at the National Democratic Headquarters in the Watergate complex in Washington, DC.  It appeared to be a routine burglary, but subsequent investigations revealed that the men who broke into Democratic offices were actually agents hired by the Committee for the Re-election of President Richard Nixon.  The Washington […]

Vietnam and Watergate: Conflict and Division

In November 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated.  This event shocked the entire nation and is indelibly written into the memories of those who lived at that time.   In the years that followed the firm political foundations and inter-party cooperation that had existed since Pearl Harbor began to crumble. President Kennedy had gotten the United States […]