How does a filing cabinet make its way into the American History Museum?  It does so when it’s part of “…the beginning of the process that undermines Nixon.”   For those who may not remember the Watergate scandal which lead to his resignation; it began with the leaking of the Pentagon Papers, a covert group called the Plumbers, and this filing cabinet. 

For more on the filing cabinet and its story, check out this article from the Smithsonian magazine blog.