Was Watergate an aberration (a rare occurrence among presidents), or do you see the entire episode as part of a larger pattern of abuse of presidential power? Do you see evidence of this today?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 3:59 am ad1c9bdddf
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The Watergate scandal occurred under the presidential term of Richard Nixon. During the 1972 presidential campaign, members of Nixon's committee (Committee to Re-elect the President) were caught breaking into the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., to plant bugs. Cover-up efforts began, and Nixon asserted that no one in his administration was involved in the break-in. Attempts to destroy paperwork and bribe individuals were soon exposed by the media and press. Though Nixon was not directly implicated in the Watergate affair, his presidency was ended by the scandal.
The Watergate scandal shook the confidence of American citizens in their government. Many Americans began to believe that ...
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Joseph T. Wells founder Association of Fraud Examiners(ACFE)
Visit the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Web site and read a short introduction on Joseph T. Wells (http://www.acfe.com). (Hint: He was not only the founder but is listed as an instructor.)
a. What is Well's background before becoming chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud
Examiners? What major aspects of his background would be crucial to his success as a CFE?
b. What books has Wells written? (Hint: You may want to look in the ACFE's bookstore section.)
c. Of what organizations and/or groups is Wells currently a member?View Full Posting Details