The second edition of Watergate: A Brief History with Documents presents a collection of relevant historic documents from Nixon's acceptance speech at the 1968 Republican National Convention to his 1974 pardon.
- Includes transcripts of recently-released Watergate tapes that reveal Nixon’s thoughts and reactions to events as they unfolded, and that deal with the identity of the anonymous source known as ‘Deep Throat’.
- Uses the crisis to explain how American politics and law work and provides an indication of the way the country may handle future crises
- Provides brief summaries of what happened to various Watergate participants
- Covers the entire span of time from Nixon's 1968 acceptance speech at the RNC until his pardon in 1974