Watergate: The Series Series 1

  • Political
  • โ€ข
  • 6 Episodes

The story behind Americaโ€™s most explosive scandal, which brought down the presidency of Richard M. Nixon and sent over 40 people to jail.


Charles Ferguson


Ep 1 The Burglary

After Richard Nixonโ€™s election, attacks from the media and the antiwar movement goad him to take the dark path to the Watergate burglary.

Ep 2 Coverup

The Watergate arrests lead to a vast coverup; but after Nixonโ€™s landslide re-election, the coverup starts to unravel.

Ep 3 Things Fall Apart

As the coverup cracks, White House counsel John Dean turns on Nixon, a Senate committee is formed, and a special prosecutor is appointed.

Ep 4 U.S. v. Nixon

The Senate Watergate Committee and the Watergate Special Prosecutor confront Nixon in a deepening Constitutional crisis.

Ep 5 Blowback

The Saturday Night Massacre prompts impeachment proceedings and a Supreme Court confrontation.

Ep 6 Endgame

Impeachment votes, Supreme Court rulings, and further revelations seal Richard Nixonโ€™s fate.