A gripping tale of a defining moment in American history

In Pursuit

From the streets of San Francisco to Watergate

The Watergate scandal told for the first time by the FBI Agent on weekend duty when the break-in occurred.

On weekend duty during the Watergate burglary, Supervisory Special Agent Mindermann tells his story for the first time.

In Pursuit is a gripping tale of a defining moment in American historythe Watergate scandaltold for the first time by the FBI Agent who was coincidentally on weekend duty when the burglary occurred. Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent John Mindermann delivers an action-packed ride-along narrative, dramatically unfolding with vivid imagery, high-speed chases, and simmering political intrigue, revealing new details and insightsincluding a previously undisclosed FBI shutdown of the White House.

Mindermann’s formative years growing up in San Francisco’s Mission District and as a police officer in the 1960s instilled a determination to fight against injustice and get to the heart of the matterwhen the fate of the day hinges on thinking fast and acting faster.

“I am telling you that there are a dozen armed FBI Agents who are going up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House.”

Jack McDermott, Special Agent in Charge
Washington Field Office

Former Special Agent for the FBI, John Mindermann, tells the story of the day that he and other FBI field agents were ordered by the Attorney General to secure the White House during the Watergate scandal.

Former Special Agent for the FBI, John Mindermann, tells the story of the day that he and other FBI field agents were ordered by the Attorney General to secure the White House during the Watergate scandal.

“Mission 2, we’ve sighted the Cadillac and are going in pursuit.”
Step back in time and join the team as they shut down the White House and investigate the most powerful man in the world.

Then & Now

Is history repeating itself?

Two separate FBI investigations thrust the Bureau deeply into presidential business. A criminal inquiry ousted Richard Nixon & a routine background check on a candidate made the Bureau a flashpoint, to no ones satisfaction.

Deepthroat:
FBI leaks, the Press, and getting the truth to the American people

In the News

Supervisory Special Agent John Mindermann took part in Showtime’s new documentary, Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI.
Get the true story of how the FBI, and the nation, came to realize that the President could be held accountable for his actions

Supervisory Special Agent John Mindermann is featured in the History channel’s 3 part “Watergate” documentary.

Then & Now

Is history repeating itself?

Two separate FBI investigations thrust the Bureau deeply into presidential business. A criminal inquiry ousted Richard Nixon & a routine background check on a candidate made the Bureau a flashpoint, to no ones satisfaction.

Deepthroat:
FBI leaks, the Press, and getting the truth to the American people

In the News

Supervisory Special Agent John Mindermann took part in Showtime’s new documentary, Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI.
Get the true story of how the FBI, and the nation, came to realize that the President could be held accountable for his actions

Supervisory Special Agent John Mindermann is featured in the History channel’s 3 part “Watergate” documentary.

The only book written by an FBI agent about Watergate

How did the FBI shut down and occupy the White House?

Get your copy of In Pursuit: from the streets of San Francisco to Watergate today and get the inside story on the investigation that brought down the Nixon administration.