Watergate timeline at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, Calif. Photo: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
"Nixon fired the man investigating him. Will Trump? ... Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein look back on the  Saturday Night Massacre," adapted from their 1976 book, "The Final Days" — Lead of WashPost Outlook section:
"We’re here again. A powerful and determined president is squaring off against an independent investigator operating inside the Justice Department."
- "We covered that eerily similar confrontation for The Washington Post 45 years ago."
- "Nixon didn’t know it at the time, but the Saturday Night Massacre would become a pivot point in his presidency — crucial to the charge that he’d obstructed justice."
- "For him, the consequences were terminal."
- Worthy of your time.