Places of Politics and Intrigue


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  1. Embassy Row

    Since the 19th century, Embassy Row, the string of great mansions heading west from Dupont Circle up Massachusetts Avenue, has been a hotbed of gathering and suppressing information. Today, 46 embassies and chanceries here help shape foreign policy by allowing issues to be discussed without the glare of public announcement.

    Churchill statue, Embassy Row
  2. Watergate and Washington Post Newsroom

    The Watergate complex became the most infamous apartment and office complex in the world when a bungled burglary there, as part of an espionage campaign against President Nixon’s ...

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