Ever wonder why presidential candidates should release their tax returns? RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay offers some views from a distinctly Rhode Island perspective.
On Oc t. 3, 1973, a 31-year old Providence Journal-Bulletin reporter named Jack White broke a story about then-President Richard Nixon. It seemed that Nixon cheated on his income taxes.
It turned out to be the biggest story in White’s distinguished career as an investigative reporter in Rhode Island, Boston and on Cape Cod. And It ended up as the final nail in Nixon’s Watergate coffin.