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New York Times claims it knew of Watergate scandal first

The Watergate break-in eventually forced a presidential resignation and turned two Washington Post reporters into pop-culture heroes. But two former New York Times journalists are now claiming that the Times had the scandal in its grasp before the Post did – and let it slip, the Times reports.
Are we to believe the paper of record?

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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