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ID:

439

Date:

2009-06-16

Headline:

Watergate planner Hunt's FBI file released

Reporter's name:

Jessica Gresko

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Miami, FL

Summary:

Watergate "plumber" E. Howard Hunt, who died in 2007, unsuccessfully requested a presidential pardon, documents the Associated Press obtained under FOIA show. The Federal Bureau of Investigation released over one hundred pages; Hunt described his Watergate activities as based on what he "believed to be executive authorization delegated to the then Attorney General."

Keywords:

Watergate, E. Howard Hunt, plumber, pardon, FBI, attorney general, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon

URL:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090616/ap_on_re_us/us_e_howard_hunt_fbi_file


Agencies:

CIA
FBI
NARA

States:

DC
FL

Categories:

general government
presidential election
presidential pardons


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