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  • Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show

    Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show
    Long before Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, TV host Dick Cavett was weighing in on the events of the day. Cavett's 1970s talk show on ABC became the forum through which many Americans learned about Watergate, the scandal that toppled Richard Nixon's...
  • Shark Week, 'True Blood,' 'Strain': weekend highlights

    Shark Week, 'True Blood,' 'Strain': weekend highlights
    Shark Week is back this weekend. "True Blood" and "The Strain" take sharply different approaches to vampire drama. Clive Owen plays doctor, Starz goes to Scotland, and Dick Cavett looks back at Watergate. The weekend highlights: 1. Shark Week, Sunday,...
  • First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law

    First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law
    Capt. Ronald Ravelo relieved his brother-in-law, Capt. Karl Thomas, as commander of the USS Abraham Lincoln Thursday -- a change of command considered unprecedented for the U.S. Navy. Ravelo also became the first Filipino-American to take command of a...
  • A 40 años de la renuncia de Nixon | FOTOS

    WASHINGTON - En la noche de un jueves, hace hoy cuarenta años, el trigésimo séptimo presidente de Estados Unidos, Richard Nixon, anunció su dimisión, un hecho sin precedentes en la historia del país, empujado por el escándalo de Watergate. En la que...
  • 'Dick Cavett's Watergate' a showcase of TV host's tenacity

    Dick Cavett is not the first name that pops to mind when contemplating the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's resignation, but it does have the attraction of providing a completely new angle on a familiar if still-fascinating story. And as "Dick...
  • Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit

    Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit
    The overall military drawdown has thrown a scare into some areas of the Hampton Roads economy, but a Thursday report from shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries indicated smooth sailing for now. Second-quarter earnings rose 75 percent compared...
  • Think Obama should be tougher? Then think about Nixon.

    Those who fault President Obama for not being belligerent enough toward Russia and Iran — or assertive enough in dealing with the crises in Iraq, Gaza, Syria and Afghanistan — would do well to remember how poorly the feckless bravado of...
  • The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate

    The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate
    #Watergate #WhatDidThePresidentKnowAndWhenDidHeKnowIt #ItsNotTheCrimeItsTheCoverUp #SmokingGun #NixonResigns On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon went on national TV to announce his resignation effective at noon Aug. 9. No president had ever...
  • Rekha Basu: Honor James Brady by taking real action on gun violence

    Some of the most powerful lessons about what is good for a nation begin with one person's tragedy. But too often, they're not implemented until more people are martyred to the cause. When he went to work as Ronald Reagan's press secretary in 1981,...
  • Is Obama in danger of impeachment?

    Is Obama in danger of impeachment?
    Some 40 years after President Richard Nixon resigned to avoid his likely impeachment by the House of Representatives, Washington is again talking impeachment. Members of Congress are denouncing President Barack Obama's contempt for constitutional law,...
  • 40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down

    40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down
    The pressure on President Richard Nixon in the spring and summer of 1974 was unrelenting. One by one, his aides dropped by the wayside, charged or convicted or pleading guilty in the widening Watergate investigation, an incident so influential in the...
  • Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition

    Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition
    I watched Watergate unfold as if it were a spectator sport. Not just the Irvin committee hearings, at which John W. Dean intoned that "there was a cancer growing on the presidency," but also the House Judiciary Committee hearings, the press conferences,...