Here are the books that I found helpful in my study of the Watergate scandal. With regard to the scandal itself, I attempted—as much as possible—to review every book written by someone actually involved in the scandal, believing those first-hand sources provide the best insight into what actually had been going on.
Canaries in the Mineshaft, Essays on
Politics and the Media.
All the President’s Men,
Andrew, John A. III.
Power to Destroy: The Political Uses of the IRS
from Kennedy to Nixon,
Bernstein, Carl and Bob Woodward. All The President's Men,
_______. The Final Days, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976
Richard M. Nixon, A Life in Full.
Ben-Veniste, Richard & George Frampton,
The Real Story of the Watergate Prosecution.
The Emperor’s New Clothes;
Exposing the Truth from Watergate to 911.
Kennedy Men: Three Generations of Sex, Scandal and Secrets.
Kensington Publishing Corp., 1996
Bork, Robert H.
Saving Justice, Watergate, the Saturday Night Massacre and Other Adventures of a Solicitor General
A Good Life, Newspapering and Other
Brian Lapping Associates.
One: A Third-Rate Burglary; Volume Two: The
Conspiracy Crumbles; Volume Three: The Fall of a
Above the Law:
Secret Deals, Political Fixes, and
Other Misadventures of the
Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
M. Kennedy: A Biography,
Colodny Leonard and R. Gettlin.
Coup: The Removal of a President.
Colodny, Leonard and Tom Shachtman. The Forty Years War, HarperCollins Publishers, 2009
Colson, Charles W.
An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963.
Counsel . Inside the Ervin Committee—The Untold Story of
_______. Unmasking Deep Throat, History’s Most Elusive News Source.& Salon.com., 2002
& Federal Grand Jury
Practice and Procedure.
Above the Law, The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and
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Eisler, Kim Issac.
A Justice for
All, William J. Brennan and the Decisions that Transformed America
Elliott, Charles Jr.
Watergate, The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of RIchard Nixon.
Ervin Jr, Sam.
The Whole Truth, The Watergate Conspiracy.
A G-Man’s Life; the FBI, being
“Deep Throat, and the Struggle for Honor in
Garment, Leonard. In Search of Deep Throat, the Greatest Political Mystery of Our Time.& Perseus Publishing Group, 2000
Witness to Power, The Essence of Leadership, Nixon
Cox: Conscience of a Nation,
Gray, III, L. Patrick, with Ed Gray.
In Nixon’s Web:
A Year in the Crosshairs of
On American Soil,
Haig, Alexander M, Jr.
Inner Circles, How
Best and the Brightest.
Haldeman, H. R. with Joseph DiMona.
Ends of Power.
Haldeman Diaries: Inside the Nixon White House.
On American Soil, How Justice became a
Casualty of World War II.
Algonquin Books of
Dark Side of Camelot.
Higgins, George V.
The Friends of Richard Nixon.
Hilty, James W.
Robert Kennedy, Brother Protector.
Himmelman, Jeff. Yours in Truth, a Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee. New York: Random House, 2012.
Hoff, Joan and Dwight Ink.
Holland, Max. Leak, Why Mark Felt Became Deep Throat. University Press of Kansas, 2012.
Hunt, E. Howard. Under-Cover; Memoirs of a Secret Agent. BBerkeley Publishing Corporation, 1974
Hunt, E. Howard, Greg Aunapu, and William F. Buckley, Jr. American Spy, My Secret History in the CIA, Watergate and Beyond. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007
Kennedy, Robert F.
The Enemy Within.
The Sins of the Father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the
Dynasty He Founded.
Integrity; Good People, Bad Choices and Life
Lessons from the White House.
Kurland, Philip B.
Watergate and the Constitution.
Kutler, Stanley I. ed. Abuse of Power; the New Nixon Tapes..
Labovitz, John R.
Didn’t Start With Watergate.
The Man, the Myth A
F. Kennedy: The Myth and the
Levin, Murray B.
Campaigning: System and the Style as Practiced by Senator Edward
Levin, Murray B and T. A. Repak,
Kennedy: The Myth of Leadership,
Liddy, G. Gordon. Will, the Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy.
Magruder, Jeb Stuart.
American Life, One Man’s Road to Watergate.
& Nixon: The Rivalry That Shaped Postwar
McClellan, John L. Crime Without Punishment.
McCord, Jr, James W.
Piece of Tape, The Watergate Story: Fact and Fiction.
Last Brother: The Rise and Fall of Teddy Kennedy. New
Merrill, William H.
Merritt, Robert, as told to Douglas Caddy.
How the President of the
Mollenhoff, Clark R.
Game Plan for Disaster, an Ombudsman’s
Report on the Nixon Years
Navasky, Victor S.
Nixon, Richard M. The
Memoirs of Richard Nixon.
Novak, Robert D.
The Prince of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting in
O'Connor, Sandra Day.
Out of Order, Stories from the History of the Supreme Court.,
Bridge at Chappaquiddick,
Posner, Richard A.
Affair of State.
Reston, James, Jr.
The Conviction of Richard Nixon, the
Untold Story of the Frost/Nixon Interviews.
The Creative Balance..
The Strong Man; John Mitchell and the
Secrets of Watergate.
Watergate Victory; Mardian’s Appeal.
the Fall, an Inside View of the Pre-Watergate White House.
Schlesinger, Arthur M.
Robert Kennedy and his Times
Senate Select Committee to Study Government Operations with respect to Intelligence Activities.
Book II, The Growth of Domestic Intelligence: 1936 to 1976.
Sirica, John J.
the Record Straight: The Break-in. The Tapes, The Conspirators,
The Politics Presidents Make:
Leadership from John Adams to
Smith, Jr., Myron J.
An Annotated Bibliography of
Sources in English, 1972-1982.
Stans, Maurice H.
Terrors of Justice.
Strober, Deborah H. and Gerald S.
The Nixon Presidency, An Oral History of
Sunstein, Cass R, David Schkade, Lisa M. Ellman and Andres Sawicki.
Are Judges Political? An Emperical Analysis of the Federal Judiciary.
The Great Coverup: Nixon and the Scandal of Watergate. The First Complete Account from Break-in to Resignation.
Brothers, The Hidden History of the
Kennedy: His Life
The Man to See:
Edward Bennett Williams, Ultimate
Insider; Legendary Trial Lawyer.
Thompson, Fred D. At That Point In Time, The Inside Story of the Senate Watergate Committee.
Transcripts of Eight Recorded Presidential Conversations. House Judiciary Committee: May-June, 1974
Watergate: Chronology of a Crisis.
Watergate Special Prosecution Force.
________. Final Report, June, 1977.
White, Theodore H.
Making of the President 1960,
Making of the President 1968,
of Faith, The Fall of Richard Nixon.
The White House.
of Recorded Presidential Conversations.
Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power,
Secret Man, The Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat.
Woodward, Bob and Scott Armstrong.
Woodward, C. Vann, Editor.
of the President to Charges of Misconduct.
Honor, The Impeachment of Richard Nixon and the Crimes of
Hillary’s Pursuit of Power.