Stories tagged: Watergate
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
President Donald Trump is either oblivious to, or simply disdainful of, what for good reason has become conventional wisdom in politics. No president has attempted more cover-ups – and with …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
The White House seethes with intrigue and backstabbing as aides hunt for the anonymous Deep (state) Throat among them. A president feels besieged by tormentors – Bob Woodward is driving …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 3 p.m.
An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon is roiling the White House as current and former aides of President Donald Trump are quoted …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
The Russia cloud hanging over Trump’s first five months in office has motivated many upstart Democrats to consider running for Congress, both in special elections this year, and in the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Brown v. Board of Education, May 18, 1954
Tue., May 2, 2017
Kent State, May 6, 1970 An S-R editorial examined the fatal shooting of four students during a war protest at Kent State University.
Sun., March 19, 2017
Whatever the future holds, we know this: Our system of government simply can’t survive without a free, independent and courageous press.
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014
Forty years later and Terry Kolemaine still needs to get the Nixon demons out. “I still gloat,” he said with a chuckle. “After all these years I still love to …
Tue., June 18, 2013
Forty-one years ago this week, a story in the New York Times caught the eye of Drake University student J. Paul Blake: A break-in had occurred at the Democratic National …