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G. Gordon Liddy, mastermind of Watergate burglary, dies at 90

The former FBI agent was one of the organizers of the break-in which eventually ended Richard Nixon’s presidency
G. Gordon Liddy
G. Gordon Liddy
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AP   |   Washington   |   Published 01.04.21, 01:38 AM

G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, has died at age 90.

His son, Thomas Liddy, confirmed the death on Tuesday.

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Liddy, a former FBI agent, was convicted of conspiracy, burglary and illegal wiretapping for his role in the Watergate burglary, which led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.



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