35 Years of People

1974 to Now: PEOPLE's Biggest Stories

Celebrate our 35th anniversary with the newsmakers (Princess Diana! President Obama!) who shocked, moved and warmed the hearts of readers over the years

1974: WATERGATE WIFE

As her husband's political reputation was torn to shreds over the Watergate scandal, Patricia Nixon holds the fort as First Lady. "Pat Nixon is the tough one in that marriage," a reporter tells PEOPLE.

Read the full story in PEOPLE's Archive.



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