The Saturday Night Massacre

The Essay, Autumn 1973 Episode 3 of 5

What is the difference between "personal history" and the "history of your time"? In this series for The Essay, author and broadcaster Michael Goldfarb looks back four decades to the dramatic events of Autumn 1973, a historical turning point, he believes, for him, his generation and much of the world.

40 years on, Michael Goldfarb remembers President Richard M. Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre": the moment when the Watergate scandal became a constitutional crisis - and his fate was sealed.

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