In preparation for this assignment, click the link below to view the video segment.
PBS (Producer). (2013). Watergate (Segment 7 of 22) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?auth=CAS&url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=273866&xtid=58630&loid=277079
The transcript for this video can be found by clicking the “Transcript” tab to the right of the video in the Films on Demand database.
After watching the video segment, review the 14 principles provided in Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations (5 C.F.R.) § 2635.101 (2017), which were listed in the Unit II Lesson.
Submit a written analysis based on the Watergate scandal, which was discussed in the video segment, and its potential violations based on 5 C.F.R. § 2635.101 (2017). Your paper should identify the individuals and/or parties that uphold the best example of public ethics and the worst examples of public ethics during the lifecycle of the news piece. Examine why public institutions need a code of ethics.
Critically state the important moments of the video that you believe have an application to ethics in public administration and why citizens need to develop trust and transparency in public institutions. Draw parallels, and defend your responses.
It is encouraged to research similar supporting material in order to attain a more in-depth understanding of the Watergate event. In addition to the textbook and video, you must use at least one other article from the CSU Online Library.