Why did he decide not to tell the US about the WaterGate Scandal?
Many people had begun to lose interest in the politics. They no longer wanted to really know what went on with the government. A new wave of Democratic congressmen is elected in 1976 and there are dramatic changes in the composition of committee chairmanships. Many of Nixon’s subordinates are jailed, some discover religion, and others write books. Nixon sets about rehabilitating his reputation, writing books and travelling the world. He dies on April 22nd 1994 at the age of 81.