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# Nixon in Dublin
'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970
Nixon’s motorcade was making its way through Dublin when it was egged three times.
# Take a Break
Watch Richard Nixon get egged as he travelled through Dublin
The US President was on a three-day visit to Ireland in 1970.
WATCH: Richard Nixon apologises for Watergate scandal
The surprising development came during a comprehensive interview with the late Sir David Frost.
Showman, comedian and namedropper: Tributes pour in for Sir David Frost
“[The] first really great television ringmaster.”
# Nixon
Newly-released Nixon tapes reveal conversations with Reagan, Bush... and Pele
The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has released 340 hours of recordings which provide new insight into the final months of the disgraced US president’s time at the White House.
# wonkery
VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads
From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)
# United States
Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies
The former US senator ran against Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election but was soundly beaten.
# One Small Step
In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969
From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.
# pols on hols
Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?
And why doesn’t Bertie Ahern wear sun cream…
# Watergate
What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything
Deep Throat, Woodward and Bernstein, Saturday Night Massacre – just some phrases associated with the biggest political scandal in history. Here’s everything you need to know about Watergate 40 years on.
# Watergate
After 40 years, the 'what ifs' of Watergate scandal are still tantalising
Forty years on from a late night break-in that would eventually lead to the first and only resignation of a US President there are plenty considering the “what ifs” of the scandal.
# political storms
6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)
Irish politcians have been hitting the headlines with their less than kosher dealings.. how do they match up to these international wheelers and dealers?
# love letters
Nixon reveals romantic side in love letters to his 'Irish gypsy'
The man whose presidency fell over the Watergate scandal showed his sensitivity in love letters to future bride.
# Astronomy
There's a $5m lump of moon rock in a dump in Finglas
An astronomer tells the BBC that a piece of rock collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts is sitting in a dump in North Dublin.
# White House
Ronald Reagan voted best recent US president
But who do you think ranked last in the poll of how favourably presidents from Nixon to Obama would be remembered?
# Scandal
'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals
Watergate and other political scandals that have rocked the US, and the world.
# Watergate
Setting the record straight on Watergate at Nixon Library
Exhibit at Nixon’s presidential library had been criticised for attempting to whitewash the Watergate scandal.
# political whodunits
The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from
The outgoing TD says she will write a political tell all. But what should she be reading for inspiration?