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Watergate Scandal - What is a PR disaster?

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  1. 1. What is Public Relations? ‘Public relations is a deliberate, planned and sustained effort to establish and maintain a mutual understanding amongst an organisation and its publics’ It’s a plan
  2. 2. So what is a PR disaster? It’s a plan GONE
  3. 3. TheWatergate Scandal ~A plan gone wrong~
  4. 4. Hi, I’mRichar d…
  5. 5. of theI wanted to be the next U.S.A! president…
  6. 6. 1960 ELECTIONS NIXON KENNEDY Agains t THISSo I guy!
  7. 7. New President! KENNEDYIlost…
  8. 8. Butthen… BANG !
  9. 9. 1968 ELECTIONS NIXON Humphrey Against THIS guy!I campaigned
  10. 10. New President!NIXON I won!
  11. 11. So Ibecame the 37 th presidentof the U.S.A
  12. 12. I went to live and work in the whitehouse
  13. 13. I did all sorts of presidentialthings…
  14. 14. In 1969 we even sent a man to the moon!
  15. 15. And pretty soon it wasalmost time to campaign for the next election…
  16. 16. I REALLYwanted to bepresident again…
  17. 17. Haldem Ehrlichm an Mitche an llDean I created a committee to
  18. 18. COMMITTEE FOR THE RE-ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT CREEP
  19. 19. The creep team workedstraight from the White House…
  20. 20. And collected LOTS of money!They went to places like Mexico…
  21. 21. My face was
  22. 22. People were talking about me!
  23. 23. election drewcloser… I was verynervous …
  24. 24. Do what is needed …We might need to pull a ‘dirty trick’
  25. 25. So on send fiveCREEP June 17th men to a 1972… building to steal some secret documents… They got caught…
  26. 26. No one suspected us…
  27. 27. 1972 ELECTIONS NIXON McGovern ISix months campaignlater it was ed against
  28. 28. New President! I won againNIXON YES! !
  29. 29. Then one Someone day, two hadreportersmentioned startedmy name… askingquestions …
  30. 30. My face was
  31. 31. The team had to break up
  32. 32. Everyone thought I was a crook…
  33. 33. The senate appointed a committee to investigateNixon’s campaign activities. John Dean mentioned the president’s knowledge in the Watergate scheme.A previous White House employeementioned the recording devices installed at the house. Richard Nixon refused to release the tapes.
  34. 34. beingpresidentwasn’t so much funanymore…
  35. 35. On August 8th 1974 Richard Nixon became the first US president in 200 years to resign from office… One month later president Gerald Ford announced hisdecision to grant Nixon a full pardon from any crimes he
  36. 36. The Watergate Scandal is considered to be the biggest PR disaster in political history. It changed the face of the public relations industry and still has an effect on public relation strategies today.Richard Nixon never returned topolitics after Watergate. He died in 1994 suffering From a stroke at the age of 81.
  37. 37. A plan gone wrong… you learn from it.
  38. 38. The Team ResearchersChristiaan ~ Monique ~ Carien ~ Tamen Writers Nicolene ~ Laura ~ Drieka Technicians Nadine ~ Marianne ~ Duard

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