June 6, 2002
Media Alert: Opportunity to Photograph Watergate Break-In Objects at the National Archives
WHAT: To mark the 30th anniversary of the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Office Building on June 17, 1972, the National Archives will host a one-time opportunity to photograph and film evidence that was seized by the police. Items include: Original photographs used as exhibits at the trial of the burglars; the address book that proved to be the link between the burglars and the White House; the contents of a bag found on one of the burglars including bugging devices, camera film lights, tools and electrical tape.
WHEN: 9 AM - 11 AM
Thursday, June 13, 2002
National Archives at College Park
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ON-CAMERA LIGHTS WILL BE PERMITTED.
For additional PRESS information, please contact the National Archives Public Affairs staff at (301) 837-1700 or by e-mail. Visit the National Archives Home Page on the World Wide Web at http://www.archives.gov.