On June 17, 1972, Bernard Barker, Vergilio Gonzales, Eugenio Martínez, Frank Sturgis, and James McCord succeed in their third break-in attempt at the Democratic National Headquarters in the Watergate hotel complex. They plant bugs in the phone and office of Larry O'Brien and leave without being spotted. A day earlier, security guard Frank Willis had developed a severe sinus infection. He was at work the night of the break-in but failed to notice broken security tape on the doors.

Timeline (Watergate? The hotel?!?)
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