American Experience

Nixon and Abusing Power: The "Saturday Night Massacre"

Clip: Season 24 | 2m 41s

October 20, 1973: Nixon fired Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox in what becomes known as "The Saturday Night Massacre." The attorney general resigns and Congress files 21 resolutions calling for Nixon's impeachment.

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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