The Watergate Scandal

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Identify an overt act in the Watergate scandal.

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Outside of the break- in to the Democratic Headquarters itself as an overt act intrinsic to the scandal, I would say that one of the most important overt acts would be the commissioning of the break- in from inside the White House.  The fact that the burglars were acting on the advice of Mitchell, who was heading up the President's Re-Election Campaign, helps to make clear that there was a...

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