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Tue, Jun 18

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Highlands

Impeachment: Lessons from Watergate to the Present

In this lecture, award-winning political historian Joseph Crespino recounts the history of Watergate and places it in the longer history of presidential impeachments. He will also address the emergence of impeachment as a political strategy in contemporary national politics.

Impeachment: Lessons from Watergate to the Present
Impeachment: Lessons from Watergate to the Present

Time & Location

Jun 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Highlands, 348 S 5th St, Highlands, NC 28741, USA

About the Event

Fifty years ago this summer, the unfolding saga of the Watergate scandal dominated newspaper headlines, culminating in President Richard Nixon’s resignation on August 8, 1974. In this lecture, award-winning political historian Joseph Crespino recounts the history of Watergate and places it in the longer history of presidential impeachments. He will also address the emergence of impeachment as a political strategy in contemporary national politics.

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