From Watergate to Campaign Finance Reform

Grade
9-12
Lesson Duration

From Retro Report in the Classroom

 

This 12-minute video documents campaign finance regulations created in the wake of Watergate, connecting the history of Watergate to current controversies surrounding campaign finance.

  • How was the Watergate scandal related to the lack of effective rules for campaign finance?
  • What changes in campaign finance followed Watergate, and how effective were they?
  • How has the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United affected the regulation of campaign finance?

 

Source

https://www.retroreport.org/education/video/from-watergate-to-campaign-finance-reform/

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