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General Historical Information - Electronic
The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. Follow the links to get to the sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.
Watergate - Starting Places
The following resources will help you find information about the history, participants, and controversies surrounding the Watergate break-in. Print sources will either be located on the main level (Reference) or lower level (these can be checked out). Follow the links to get to the electronic sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.
Facts about the presidents : a compilation of biographical and historical information - REF E176.1 K3 2009
Guide to Congress - REF JK1021 C565 2008
Guide to the Presidency and the Executive Branch - REF JK 516 C57 2013
The New York Times on the presidency, 1853-2008 - REF JK554 B67 2009
Special prosecutor in the Watergate investigation.
The Government and Watergate
From American Decades, a basic overview of the Watergate affair.
From the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, biographical information on another well known special prosecutor during the Watergate affair.
Richard Milhous Nixon
From the Encyclopedia of World Biography.
Sam J. Ervin, Jr.
North Carolina senator who chaired the Senate's Watergate Committee.
From the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, looks at event in a legal context.
Woodward and Bernstein
Two reporters from the Washington Post who covered Watergate from the break-in at the Watergate Complex to Nixon's resignation.
Watergate - Additional Sources
From the PBS series "American Experience." Includes articles on Watergate and Nixon's resignation.
From the U.S. Senate, a page on the Watergate Committee.
The Watergate Files
From the Gerald Ford Presidential Library, includes primary documents, images.
Watergate Exhibit Evidence
From the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library
General Historical Information - Print
The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. These titles are located on the main floor of Carroll's library and cannot be checked out, though you can photocopy articles.
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History - REF D23 B45 2005
Encyclopedia of American History - REF E174 E53 2003
Primary Sources - General
If you're looking for primary sources, the follow links should provide you with a start.
Watergate - In-depth Sources
To find books on Watergate in the library's online catalog, try the following subject searches:
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.
Here are a few books you may wish to take a look at. They are located on the library's lower level, organized by call number, and can be checked out:
All the President's Men - E860 B47 1994
Failures of the presidents : from the Whiskey Rebellion and War of 1812 to the Bay of Pigs and war in Iraq - E 176.1 C88 2008
Presidency of Richard Nixon - E 855 S63 1999
The secret man : the story of Watergate's Deep Throat - E 860 B48 2005
The wars of Watergate : the last crisis of Richard Nixon - E 860 K87 1990
Watergate : the corruption of American politics and the fall of Richard Nixon
- E 860 E47 1994