Watergate redux: Donald Trump impeachment inquiry heads for live TV, but who will be watching? squib

Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called “the hottest daytime soap opera” – the Senate Watergate hearings that eventually led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation.It was a communal experience, and by some estimates, more than 80 per cent of Americans tuned in to at least part of the Watergate telecasts. They were offered by ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as PBS, which won acclaim and viewers by showing not only the live hearings but also the full-length replays…
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