American in the Post-Watergate Era: Politics of Distrust and the Myth of Ronald Reagan

Long, Ryan C.

The thesis explores the impact of Watergate on the American political system. It examines how Watergate, the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the media environment in the 1970's highlighted the corruption of the Nixon Administration and caused a decline in public confidence in government. Specifically it looks at how political actors and the public reacted to this change in... read more

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