first burglary

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  • The two steal the safe a second time to cover the loss of the money taken in the first burglary.
  • Records that might have verified a date for the origin of the plan for a first burglary were destroyed by the principals.
  • "It is almost the first burglary I have ever read of in which the police have not been said to possess a clew." Cited from An Amiable Charlatan, by E. P. Oppenheim
  • There is no physical evidence of a first burglary on May 28, or of any of the prior unsuccessful attempts the participants described.
  • Magruder alone has stated that a first burglary at the Watergate was part of this plan memo.
  • Perhaps the best possible summary of the first burglary is provided by former FBI agent Anthony Ulasewicz.
  • In his autobiography, E. Howard Hunt emphasized the importance of photography for the first burglary.
  • The only independent evidence regarding bugs allegedly planted during a purported first burglary on May 28 is actually strong evidence that no bugs ever had been planted at all.
  • James McCord said in congressional testimony that during the first burglary he had placed a bug on Larry O'Brien's phone.
  • Several people have testified to the existence of logs of conversations from bugs purportedly planted in the DNC on the first burglary.
  • G. Gordon Liddy, Hunt's co-commander has never cited Cuban contributions to the Democrats as a motive for a first burglary.
  • I am obliged to make this historical digression that the reader may understand how it happened, under Providence, that we were not detected in passing through the town, and how Bludger successfully accomplished what, I fear, was by no means his first burglary. Cited from In the Wrong Paradise, by Andrew Lang
  • Several of the conspirators have said that there was a failed second attempt at a first burglary on the night of Saturday, May 27, continuing into the early morning hours of Sunday, May 28.
  • Liddy said in his autobiography that he had joined Hunt in the command post at the Watergate on May 28, and was there throughout, but when asked in sworn testimony where he was during the first burglary, Liddy said "it is not so clear to me exactly where I was at what time, but I was in the area."
  • For several decades, Liddy never cited any reason for the first burglary except for an oral order Liddy said he received in a private meeting with Nixon adviser Jeb Magruder, which Liddy says took place "toward the end of April" 1972.
  • Howard Hunt, one of the two admitted co-commanders, said under oath in congressional testimony that the reason for the first burglary was because G. Gordon Liddy "had information" from "a government agency" that "the Cuban government was supplying funds to the Democratic Party."
  • In congressional testimony, under oath, Bernard Barker said that the men were never in Larry O'Brien's office during the May 28 first burglary, giving that as the reason in his testimony for the later burglary on June 17 during which the men were arrested.
  • According to G. Gordon Liddy and E. Howard Hunt, there were two primary missions for a first burglary of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate on the night of May 28.
  • Bernard Barker testified in congressional hearings that he never was in Lawrence O'Brien's office during the first burglary, stating that the burglars never "came to the office of the Chairman" until the "second entry" on June 17.