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G. Gordon Liddy, who at various times in his life was an FBI agent, radio talk-show host, author, actor, Congressional candidate and convicted felon - for his role in the 1972 Watergate break-in that helped lead to the resignation of President Richard Nixon - has died.  He was 90.

Liddy, the Washington Post notes, "was sentenced in March 1973 to a 20-year prison term for conspiracy, burglary and illegal wiretapping. President Jimmy Carter commuted Liddy’s sentence in 1977 and he was released after 52 months behind bars."