- Authors: 43 years later, we still don't have answers to some basic questions about Watergate burglary
- They say the release of classified documents and more Nixon tapes could help explain what happened and why
Douglas Brinkley, CNN's presidential historian, and Luke A. Nichter are the authors of "The Nixon Tapes: 1973," which will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on September 22. The opinions expressed in this commentary are theirs. Watch "The Seventies" episode on Watergate, Thursday at 9 p.m. ET on CNN.
(CNN)The CNN documentary series "The Seventies" is a wonderful exercise in putting a tumultuous decade in perspective. This June 17 marks the 43rd anniversary of the Watergate break-in.