Richard Nixon

The State Of Things
12:03 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Raleigh Lawyer Reflects On Watergate

Richard Nixon, Time cover April 30, 1973, The Watergate Scandal
Credit / Time Magazine

A look back on Watergate

A lawyer in North Carolina served as the Assistant Majority Counsel on the Watergate Committee. Eugene Boyce was a trial attorney in Raleigh.  He spoke to Frank Stasio on the State of Things to look back on the role he played on the historic investigation of President Richard Nixon. 

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Politics & Government
12:00 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Edmisten Giving Papers To UNC

Rufus Edmisten

Rufus Edmisten is donating his papers to UNC-Chapel Hill. Edmisten worked for Senator Sam Ervin on the Senate Watergate Committee.

Dave DeWitt: The shining star of the collection Edmisten is donating is the subpoena he served to then-President Richard Nixon. In July 1973, Edmisten delivered the subpoena, after it became known that Nixon recorded conversations in the White House.

In an interview with the State of Things in 2006, Edmisten remembers Nixon's actions that eventually led to his resignation.

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