Inside coverage of Watergate scandal 50 years later

Inside coverage of Watergate scandal 50 years later

Fifty years ago, the Watergate break-in took place, ultimately leading to President Richard Nixon’s resignation. Lesley Stahl, a rookie CBS News correspondent at the time, was assigned to the story, which was initially thought to be just a petty crime. Hear more from Stahl in “Watergate: High Crimes in the White House,” premiering Friday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. It will also be available to stream on the CBS News app and Paramount .

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