The Watergate Scandal

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Explain the relationship of the burglars caught at the Watergate to the Committee to Re-elect the President (CREEP).

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The relationship between the burglars and the Committee to Reelect the President was that the committee in essence ordered the burglary.

In the run-up to the 1972 presidential election, there were some worries among Nixon’s people that the president would not be able to win the election without taking drastic measures.  This was somewhat astonishing since the election ended in a...

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