Watergate

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From the name of the Watergate Hotel; the complex itself was named after the "Water Gate" area where symphony orchestra concerts were staged on the Potomac River between 1935 and 1965.[1]

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Watergate

  1. A US political scandal (beginning with a burglary in the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC in 1972) that eventually led to the resignation of US President Richard Nixon.

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  1. ^ John Kelly (13 December 2004), “Answer Man: A Gate to Summers Past”, in The Washington Post[1], archived from the original on 18 September 2009, retrieved 18 September 2009
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