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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... running. Nixon moved (unsuccessfully) to block the publication and then ordered the secret surveillance of those suspected of the leaks (see Hammond 1998: 259 ). By 1974 this particular strand of history had culminated in the termination of Nixon’s presidency after his role in the Watergate scandal...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., to take a non-hypothetical example, that one-time FBI deputy director W. Mark Felt, known only as Deep Throat within the mythology of the Watergate scandal for thirty years, understood the political stakes of his revelation; but he couldn't have anticipated (or controlled) the written and visual...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... ( Complete Works Part III: Unpublished Essays ) (Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann, 2000), 75:89. 9. William S. Burroughs, “The Feedback from Watergate to the Garden of Eden,” in The Electronic Revolution (Germany: Expanded Media Editions, 1970). Reprinted in Daniel Odier, The Job: Interviews...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
... regarding the American presidency, I was reminded what the break-in at the Democratic Party headquarters at the Watergate Hotel, which eventually led to the impeachment of Richard Nixon in 1974, was all about. John Mitchell, Nixon’s attorney general, ordered the burglary to find out if and how much...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... What has become periodized in histories of the postwar period as the “paranoid” 1970s—the widespread and broad-ranging suspicion of institutions crystallized by Watergate and articulated through a conflation of all unseen powers into the catch-all notion of the “system”—is inevitably invoked through...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
... War, of heavy-handed police repression to deal with antiwar protestors and upheavals in ghettoes and poorer areas, of the scandal of Richard Nixon's administration and his resignation following the Watergate affair, and of growing divisions between rich and poor. 30 The British government was now...