Slow Burn
Slow Burn

Nixon’s Downfall Was Not Inevitable

The lesson of Watergate isn’t “the system worked.”

March 13 2018 2:23 PMAnswering Your Watergate QuestionsSlow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh on Nixon’s paranoia, his hardcore supporters, and the wildest campaign gear.
Feb. 8 2018 11:47 AMSlow Burn Live at the Watergate HotelA special video feed for Slate Plus members.
Jan. 30 2018 6:00 AMGoing SouthHow it all ended.
Jan. 16 2018 4:00 AMSaturday NightThe weekend it all fell apart.
Jan. 2 2018 4:00 AMTrue BelieversWhy did so many people stand with Richard Nixon for so long?
Dec. 15 2017 2:59 PMThe Road to WatergateVideos and photos from the 1972 presidential campaign, as discussed in this week’s episode of our Watergate podcast.
Dec. 5 2017 6:00 AMThe Defeat of Wright PatmanThe first congressional investigation into Watergate didn’t go so well.
Nov. 28 2017 5:45 AMSlow BurnNobody knew how Watergate was going to end. Our new podcast tells the story of what it felt like to watch a president fall.
Feb. 17 2018 10:46 AMWhat Can Nixon Teach Us About Trump?A bonus episode of Slow Burn, recorded live at the Watergate Hotel.
Jan. 31 2018 2:35 PMThis Family’s Watergate Scrapbook Tells the History of Nixon’s Downfall in Charming DetailA members-only extra from Slow Burn.
Jan. 23 2018 9:45 AMExtra, ExtraWatching Watergate go down.
Jan. 9 2018 6:00 AMRabbit HolesWatergate turned America into a nation of conspiracy theorists.
Dec. 19 2017 9:00 AMLie DetectorsHow Watergate became the greatest show on Earth.
Dec. 12 2017 6:00 AMA Very Successful Cover-UpFor a long time, no one cared about Watergate. Why?
Nov. 28 2017 6:07 AMYearning for WatergateOn the first bonus episode of our new podcast Slow Burn, Dick Cavett admits that it can be fun to live through perilous times.
Nov. 28 2017 5:45 AMSlow BurnNobody knew how Watergate was going to end. Our new podcast tells the story of what it felt like to watch a president fall.