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Geoff Shepard
Geoff Shepard came to D.C. as a White House Fellow right after graduation from Harvard Law School and spent five years on President Nixon’s White House staff, including being deputy counsel on his Watergate defense team. See more on his website: www.geoffshepard.com.
by | Nov 6, 2022

Election Day marks the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s 1972 landslide reelection, which remains the greatest electoral victory in American history, with our 37th president winning every state except Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. Nixon had barely won…

by | Jun 16, 2022

This is another in a series of articles about Watergate people and events, as the 50th anniversary of that scandal continues to unfold. In mulling over the Watergate scandal for the past 50 years, thinking about how it ruined so…

by | Jun 6, 2022

Mark Twain once observed, “History never repeats itself, but it rhymes.”  As midterm elections approach, Democrats face challenges eerily similar to those following President Richard Nixon’s 1972 landslide reelection. Their response was a select committee to stage a legislative show…

by | May 31, 2022

So, Michael Sussmann has been acquitted by a Washington, D.C., jury. This should come as no great surprise to anyone familiar with the district’s overtly Democrat political composition. He certainly was tried before a jury of his political peers. After…

by | May 13, 2022

This is another in a series of articles about Watergate people and events, as the 50th anniversary of that scandal continues to unfold. This June 17 will mark 50 years since five burglars were caught red-handed in the Watergate offices of…

by | Apr 7, 2022

This is another in a series of articles about Watergate people and events as the 50th anniversary of that scandal unfolds. April 7, 1972, is not seen as significant in Watergate lore, but it may be the most important “action-forcing”…

by | Mar 13, 2022

This is another in a series of essays taking a new look as we approach the 50th Anniversary of the unfolding of the Watergate Scandal. Watergate is easily the 20th century’s greatest political scandal, but even after fifty years, much…

by | Feb 24, 2022

Campaign of the Century: Kennedy, Nixon and the Election of 1960 By Irwin F. Gellman (Yale University Press, 504 pages, $35) I was but 14 in 1960, but do have a very personal memory of the Kennedy/Nixon campaign. We had…

by | Jan 27, 2022

This is the second in a series of essays about the key Watergate people and events, as we approach the 50th anniversary of its unfolding. The first essay described the botched break-in over Labor Day weekend of 1971 into the…

by | Aug 30, 2021

Labor Day marks the 50th anniversary of Watergate’s origins, which grew into the greatest political scandal in our history, resulting in President Richard Nixon’s resignation, along with conviction of two dozen members of his administration. Daniel Ellsberg, who was employed…

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