History Final Review 4

History Final Review 4 - 4 Committee to Reelect the...

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4 Committee to Reelect the President James McCord the Shah(Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Boland Amendment William Casey I. Watergate A. Causes Committee to Reelect the President (CREEP) Used to gather enormous funds for TV ads, parades, bribes…. . Main goal to hurt democrats, make them look bad. Watergate _Hunt and Liddy decide to wire tap the democrat national headquarters, located in a apartment complex called Watergate _Two break-ins and they are caught on the second one (June 17, 1972). James Mccord, chief of security for Nixon, plus 4 other Cuban Americans are caught. They are caught with documents with lots of money plus documents with CREEP letterhead. _Immediately Hunt and Liddy begin damage control. Hunt hired lawyers, Liddy begins shredding documents. Reelection is priority. B. Main Players John Mitchell – Leader of CREEP – resigns as attorney general E. Howard Hunt – Intelligence for CREEP – quits CIA G. Gordon Liddy – Domestic Intelligence for CREEP – quits FBI C. Resolution Nixon’s Cover up Investigation by FBI begins to link break in. Nixon soon becomes very active in the cover up. Nixon gets worried and calls in the CIA. Both agencies become stuck. Campaign money used as bribes to keep quiet. Results of CREEP 5 burglars get indicted plus Hunt and Liddy. 7inditments 1973 spring – James Mccord cracks to the court and admits to everything. However, few believe him.
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