5 things to know about ex-US Sen. Howard Baker Jr., who asked what Nixon knew about Watergate

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 26, 2014 - 3:25 PM

Howard Baker, who became widely known for questioning what President Richard Nixon knew about the Watergate scandal, died Thursday at age 88. Here are five things to know about his career, which spanned several decades and earned him the respect of Republicans and Democrats alike.

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