Here’s a great history of the Watergate. We all know it well and it’s name has become synonymous with scandal. Watch this brief video for a background on the buildings.
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Three things you probably didn’t know about the Watergate:
- It was one of the first major foreign investments in American real estate.
- Watergate was one of the first major engineering projects supported by computer aided architectural design.
- One of the original nicknames for the Watergate was the Republican Bastille.
- Book Review 2012-004: Watergate by Thomas Mallon (emergingwriters.typepad.com)
- Reimagining Watergate (politicalwire.com)
- Revolving Trust: ‘Watergate’ Dives Inside the Inner Circles of the Nixon White House (Review) (popmatters.com)