June 23, 1997 in Nation/World

Today In History

 
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In 1947: Congress overrode President Truman’s veto of the Taft-Hartley Act.

In 1972: President Nixon and White House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI’s Watergate investigation. Revelation of the tape recording of this conversation sparked Nixon’s resignation in 1974.


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