Informative Speech On The Watergate Scandal

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Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the Watergate Scandal.
Introduction:
I. On June 17, 1972 burglars connected to Richard Nixon’s reelection campaign were arrested
A. The robbers were arrested at the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C.
1. They were connected to Nixon’s campaign
B. What took place?
1. Robbers stole legal/confidential documents, and tampered with phones
C. Nixon tried to cover the fact that the crimes took place
D. In August of 1974, his actions were made available to the public
II. I learned about the Watergate Scandal in an American History class, and the fascination that rose from it, led me to do further and more extensive research on the topic (Credibility)

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