Watergate in Pop Culture

Fifty years ago this weekend, five men were arrested after breaking into the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters in the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. The five men – Virgilio “Villo” R. González, Bernard Barker, James McCord, Eugenio Martínez, and Frank Sturgis – were arrested and charged with attempted burglary and attempted interception of telephoneContinue reading “Watergate in Pop Culture”

Quick Hits: February 8

The full trailer for Lightyear debuted today: The teaser for the upcoming Starz series Gaslit is here. Gaslit stars the incomparable Julia Roberts as Martha Mitchell, the outspoken wife of Nixon Attorney General John Mitchell. Inspired by Leon Neyfakh’s podcast Slow Burn, Gaslit tells the story of Martha’s attempts to raise alarm bells over theContinue reading “Quick Hits: February 8”