- Ellsberg, Daniel. Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (New York: Viking Penguin, 2002)
- Kutler, Stanley I. The Wars of Watergate: The Last Crisis of Richard Nixon (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2012 ed.)
- Rudenstine, David. The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1996)
“I am not a crook.”—Richard Nixon, denying his involvement in the Watergate scandal to a group of newspaper editors.
“Expletive Deleted”— a frequent editorial insertion in transcripts of tapes recorded in the Oval Office to replace coarse language.
“Deep Throat”—the name given to the secret source that informed Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward of the depth of executive branch involvement in Watergate and other illegal activities.
“Dirty Tricks”—a phrase used to describe tactics designed to disrupt a political opponent’s campaign events or to distribute disinformation.
See too the Chapman University Law Review Symposium, The 40th Anniversary of Watergate: A Commemoration of the Rule of Law (January 27, 2012) from the Webcast Archives of the Chapman University School of Law.