Nixon Watergate-related Records Unsealed by National Archives

By court order, the National Archives has released 36 folders of documents (about 960 pages) of material related to the 1970s trial of seven men involved in the Watergate burglary, U.S. v. Liddy, et al. The sealed proceedings include “evidentiary discussions held outside the jury’s hearing, pretrial discussions between defendants’ lawyers and the Court, and post-trial sentencing information,” according to the National Archives press release.Some records remain sealed pending further review by the court, including as personal documents regarding living individuals, documents regarding the content of illegally obtained wiretap, and grand jury information.The newly released documentation is viewable and may be downloaded from the National Archives page, Unsealed Materials from U.S. v. Liddy.

Passport photo of E. Howard Hunt, among the unsealed materials in Box 3.

Passport photo of E. Howard Hunt, among the unsealed materials in Box 3.

 

 

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