Watergate

In this April 29, 1974 photo, President Richard M. Nixon points to the transcripts of the White House tapes after he announced during a nationally-televised speech that he would turn over the transcripts to House impeachment investigators in Washington. (AP Photo/File)

Last Nixon tapes to be released cover key period

The final installment of secretly recorded phone calls and meetings from President Richard Nixon’s White House will be released Wednesday, marking a final chapter in a campaign for public access that continues as memories of […]

08/21/2013

Katharine Weymouth, publisher and CEO of The Washington Post, left, and Donald Graham, CEO and chairman of The Washington Post Co., address employees about the sale of The Washington Post to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/The Washington Post, Marvin Joseph)

A family dynasty gives up The Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The newspaper forever known for Deep Throat and the unraveling of a presidency had a quieter distinction, too: a family’s ownership through thick and thin, seemingly as immutable as the Washington Monument. […]

08/05/2013

Daniel Inouye

Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, the influential Democrat who broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals, died Monday. He was 88.

12/17/2012

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