All the President's Men: People of Watergate by Commodore

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
Even the president of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked. —Bob Dylan


Runner(s)-Up:

StahlhutJ
I'm younger than the rest of you put together! -- Pierce Hawthorne


Quiz Description

Given the description, give the name -- FIRST AND LAST -- of the Watergate-related person.

Full Results:

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1 ChernicoffS 413 98 15
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2 StahlhutJ 350 94 15
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3 Okrent 329 91 15
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4 helitzur 325 87 15
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5 JonesRW 276 84 15
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6 PeskinK 272 81 15
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7 elfm 269 77 15
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8 BarrientosB 248 70 15
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8 PenroseB 248 70 15
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8 GoodmanDL 248 70 15
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11 PenningtonJ 240 63 15
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12 tdalesan 238 60 15
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13 KenneyJ 217 56 15
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14 RichmondJ 191 53 15
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15 IngramB 180 50 00
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16 KreitzerJ 159 43 15
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16 FryedBetaKappa 159 43 15
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16 CastagnaP 159 43 15
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19 HulkaE 152 36 15
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20 RobinJRichards 144 31 15
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20 BurgerM 144 31 15
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22 WatsonG 108 25 15
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23 CarterBurke 101 22 15
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24 HightB 95 18 15
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25 PolinskyL 94 15 15
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26 FarleyS 65 12 15
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27 RalliP 43 8 00
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28 BeningoS 22 3 15
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Questions:

He was the executive editor of the Washington Post during Watergate. [REMINDER: First and last names required for all answers.]

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Ben Bradlee

This man was the treasurer for the Committee to Re-Elect the President (CRP). He resigned when he learned of the White House "Plumbers"' activity and became a source for Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

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Hugh Sloan (Jr.)

One of the original White House Plumbers, this man organized the Watergate break-in and bugging. His phone number was found in the address books of some of the burglars, connecting the crime to the White House. He was also an author of spy novels.

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Howard Hunt

During the "Saturday Night Massacre" of October 20, 1973, the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General resigned rather than fire the Watergate Special Prosecutor. What man, the Solicitor General, became Acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor?

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Robert Bork

Together with John Ehrlichman, this White House Chief of Staff formed what advisors called the "Berlin Wall".

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H.R. (Bob) Haldeman

He served as Deputy Director of CRP during the Watergate scandal. From 1981 until his death in 2014, he served as an ordained Presbyterian minister.

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Jeb Magruder

Although he is better known for his later exploits both inside and outside of politics, this man served as minority counsel for the Senate Watergate Committee. He is sometimes credited with supplying Republican Senator Howard Baker's famous question, "What did the President know, and when did he know it?"

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Fred Thompson

After attaining the rank of Colonel in the United States Air Force, this man served as Deputy Assistant to the President. Among his responsibilities was the setting of Nixon's schedule and the maintenance of his historical records, which included the operations of the secret taping system which Nixon had installed in the White House.

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Alexander Butterfield

Five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Headquarters on June 17, 1972. Name any two of them.

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James McCord, Bernard Barker, Frank Sturgis, Virgilio Gonzalez, Eugenio Martinez

In an event depicted in "All the President's Men" (both book and film), this man had a phone conversation with Bob Woodward in which Woodward asked about a check deposited in the bank account of a Watergate burglar. The man first hung up on Woodward before calling him back, explaining that his neighbor had recently been kidnapped and he was shaken by the experience. What was this man's name?

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Kenneth Dahlberg

This man, who served as Deputy Director of Communications at the White House during Watergate, allegedly bragged to Washington Post reporter Marilyn Berger that he had written the "Canuck letter", a document designed to smear the 1972 presidential candidacy of Edmund Muskie.

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Ken Clawson

What man was asked by President Nixon in March 1973 to write a report with everything he knew about the Watergate matter? Believing that he was being set up as a scapegoat, this man soon made a deal with prosecutors and began testifying against Nixon before the Senate Watergate Committee in June 1973.

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John Dean