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The US Begins Deportation Efforts Against John Lennon

In February 1972, US Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina, the controversial Southern politician who years before had run for the presidency on a platform of racial segregation — a Republican who had defected from the Democratic ranks in 1964 — sent a memo to Attorney General John Mitchell declaring that John Lennon, the former … Continue reading

The Watergate Break-In and the Downfall of Nixon

On May 28, 1972, operatives from the Nixon White House broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate in Washington, DC, and installed bugging equipment, to monitor the party’s activities in the months leading up to the presidential election later that year.  The burglars were tied to President Nixon’s re-election campaign. – the … Continue reading

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