Volume 66, No. 2 (June 2022)

Fifty Years On: The White House, Richard Helms, and Watergate

By Peter Usowski

Marking the 50th anniversary of the break-in on June 17, 1972, of the offices of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC, CSI Director Peter Usowski reviews the events that led up to the Nixon administration-engineered but failed burglary and the pressures the administration placed on CIA head Richard Helms to deflect blame toward CIA and away from the White House.

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