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  • The forgotten lesson of Watergate: In politics, nothing corrupts like money

    The forgotten lesson of Watergate: In politics, nothing corrupts like money
    At the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters, an act that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, the chief lesson seems hopelessly lost. The lesson was this: Of all the...
  • Fast and Furious: Obama's Watergate?

    Those who remember the long national nightmare of Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal and doubt that it could happen today need only to keep an eye on current events ("House panel sets contempt vote for Holder," June 12). Any potentially high-level security...
  • 40 years after Agnes, officials say Laurel is better prepared for storms

    40 years after Agnes, officials say Laurel is better prepared for storms
    Every once in a while, Richard Kluckhuhn, president of Laurel Fuel Oil and Heating Co., will open an old shelved box to find a specific copper fitting for a plumbing job. Instead, he will find dried mud and silt from 1972 — when Tropical Storm Agnes...
  • Agnes recalled with awe 40 years later

    Agnes recalled with awe 40 years later
    At about 2 a.m. on June 22, 1972, Kevin Ford, 17, answered a knock at the door of his family's row home on the banks of the Patapsco River in Oella — the same home his grandparents first moved to in 1912 — to find a couple of Baltimore...
  • President Obama wins debate, but victory might not mean much

    President Obama wins debate, but victory might not mean much
    President Obama won the third and final presidential debate Monday night, there is no doubt about that. In a debate about foreign policy, the man who made the call to kill Osama bin Laden looked and sounded, firm, decisive and focused. He could have done...
  • McGovern took on meat industry

    Last Sunday, we lost former U.S. Sen. George McGovern ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Although many will recall his disastrous 1972 loss to Richard Nixon and his subsequent leadership in getting us out of Vietnam, his truly lasting...
  • 40 years later, Agnes remains benchmark for county disasters

    40 years later, Agnes remains benchmark for county disasters
    As the water rose up Main Street in historic Ellicott City that wet morning in June 1972, creeping ever higher, Roland Bounds took out a piece of chalk and marked a line on the sidewalk, just downhill from his wife's Ellicott's Country Store. If the...
  • George K. McKinney, U.S. marshal

    George K. McKinney, U.S. marshal
    George K. McKinney, who was the first African-American to be appointed U.S. marshal for the District of Maryland, and whose career in federal service spanned more than four decades, died June 17 of leukemia at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 77. "It...
  • Holder can defuse inquiry by releasing documents

    The Fast and Furious controversy that is finally being reported to the public by the liberal, pro-Obama administration media reminds me of how a similar episode unfolded that ultimately caused Richard Nixon to resign his presidency because of critical...
  • Holder's lies are no small matter

    If there is any doubt how blatantly partisan your newspaper is in an election year, the recent editorial regarding Fast and Furious resolved it ("Faster and more furiously," June 22). There is strong evidence that Attorney General Eric Holder and/or...
  • Fast and Furious: The Second Amendment conspiracy theory

    Fast and Furious: The Second Amendment conspiracy theory
    The brouhaha over Attorney General Eric Holder and the contempt of Congress charge brought by U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is providing new evidence that the lunatics are running the Republican asylum. Mr. Issa, the California Republican who is chairman of the...
  • The resilience of George McGovern

    The resilience of George McGovern
    Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...