57 Facts About Watergate Most People Don’t Know

On June 17, 1972, five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Committee Headquarters.

It completely changed the nation’s political landscape and how the American people viewed the government. 

The Watergate Scandal is Named After a Building

Named after the building where the burglary took place.

Tape on a Door Led to the Burglars’ Getting Caught

Tape was put over the door latches in the basement of the building and the stairwell of the Watergate complex.

The Security Guard at the Watergate Complex Foiled the Break-in

Frank Wills noticed the tape covering one of the door latch bolts. It was preventing the door from latching shut.

Two Washington Reporters Helped Take Down Nixon

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein were two young reporters working for the Washington Post when the Watergate affair began. 

Deep Throat’s True Identity Was Revealed in 2005

Woodward and Bernstein both stated that former FBI Associate Director Mark Felt was Deep Throat. 

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