Monday, August 07, 2017

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION - Another 'Saturday Night Massacre' Waiting in the Wings?

"What we can learn from Nixon's 'Saturday Night Massacre'" PBS NewsHour 7/31/2017


SUMMARY:  Dubbed the "Saturday Night Massacre," the political drama that unfolded on October 20, 1973, pitted a President against the Justice Department and has drawn parallels to today.  William Ruckelshaus is one of the officials who refused to carry out an order from President Nixon to fire a special prosecutor investigating Watergate.  Ruckelshaus joins Judy Woodruff to look back at what happened.

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