Watergate - Saturday Night Massacre

On Oct. 20, 1973, the two highest-ranking members of the Justice Department, Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and his deputy, William D. Ruckelshaus, quit rather than follow President Nixon's order to fire Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox. Cox and... read more

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On Oct. 20, 1973, the two highest-ranking members of the Justice Department, Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and his deputy, William D. Ruckelshaus, quit rather than follow President Nixon's order to fire Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox. Cox and the courts were pressing the president to release White House tape recordings that might shed light on whether he had a role in covering up a break-in at Democratic Party headquarters in Washington's Watergate office complex.

The Saturday Night Massacre was one of....if not the craziest political moments of the 20th century. Nixon fires the Special Prosecutor and his staff ... who he had hired to investigate Watergate.
http://articles.latimes.com/2013/oct/18/news/la-ol-saturday-night-massacre-watergate-20131018

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00frf9w

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Watergate 4/5 : Massacre
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Nixon Finally Gets lt ~ His Last Words ln Office
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