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Local Trivia: Before Watergate

Who knew a former Blue Point student was involved in the Watergate scandal?

Local historian Gene Horton brainstormed some great questions relating to the area's history for Patch readers to test their knowledge of Bayport-Blue Point. Look for a multiple choice question at least once a week under this column (Mystery Photos, Special Snapshots & Local Trivia).

Monday's Local Trivia question quizzes readers on local people in history.

From the 1970s Watergate scandal: Which advisor to President Nixon was involved in the Watergate affair and attended Blue Point School in the 1920s?      

  • H.R. Halderman
  • John Erlichman     
  • John Mitchell

Go on, take a guess! Visit the site later to see if you answered correctly; we'll post the answer this evening.

Christine Fedorys September 13, 2011 at 07:10 PM
That would be John Mitchell.
Samantha Rupert September 13, 2011 at 09:17 PM
You got it! The correct answer is John Mitchell. Nice Job!

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