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President Richard Nixon 1974: Nixon 'must hand over Watergate tapes'

The US Supreme Court orders President Nixon to surrender tape recordings of White House conversations about the Watergate affair.

Michael Stone leaving the Maze 2000: Loyalist killer Michael Stone freed from Maze
Loyalist paramilitary hitman Michael Stone is released from the Maze prison in Northern Ireland.

Photograph of Jeffrey Archer 1987: Archer wins record damages
Former deputy chair of the Conservative Party Jeffrey Archer is awarded record libel damages at the High Court.

1959: Khrushchev and Nixon have war of words
Russia's prime minister and America's vice-president fight a battle of words at an American exhibition in Moscow.

Gerald Brooke after his release 1969: Briton freed from Soviet prison
British lecturer Gerald Brooke is returned to London after four years in a Soviet jail.

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