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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Nixon and Abusing Power: The "Saturday Night Massacre"

  • Aired: 11/01/2011
  • 02:49
  • Rating: NR
October 20, 1973: Nixon fired Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox in what becomes known as "The Saturday Night Massacre." The attorney general resigns and Congress files 21 resolutions calling for Nixon's impeachment.
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Nixon fired special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox in "The Saturday Night Massacre."
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