In June 1972, five men are arrested in Washington’s Watergate Building. What appears to be a third-rate burglary attempt at Democratic National Committee headquarters prompts reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post to launch a thorough investigation. Over the next two years, they discover that the five men were controlled by White House insiders to spy on political opponents. As a result, in 1974, President Richard Nixon resigns from office to avoid impeachment.
In Watergate, one player plays the role of Newspaper Editor, while the other plays the role of the Nixon Administration, each with their own set of cards. In order to win, the Nixon Administration must accumulate enough consensus to make it to the end of its term, while the Editor must collect enough evidence to link two whistleblowers directly to the President. Logically, the Nixon Administration will do anything to cover up that evidence. Can the anonymous source, known as “Deep Throat,” tip the balance? An electrifying race against time is about to begin….