Watergate is a detailed documentary series that chronicles one of the biggest criminal conspiracies in modern politics. Featuring a roster of some of the most important media, legal and political figures from the scandal, including Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, John Dean, Jill Wine-Banks, Richard Ben-Veniste, and many others. On the night of June 17, 1972, a security guard in the Watergate office complex in Washington, DC called the police when he found a door repeatedly taped open. The police discovered five men dressed in business suits who were in the process of installing bugs and photographing documents in the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee. Thus, began the most explosive scandal in American history. Watergate tells the full story of the conspiracy led by Nixon and his White House staff, and how they were brought to justice.