Thomsen, Brian M. "Paper Trail"
Divergence: 1972 CE
What if: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein were fired by the Washington Post but continued their investigation of the Watergate break-in.
Summary: Woodward's articles in the New York Post about Watergate and the murder of Bernstein lead to McGovern's election in 1972.
Published: In Alternate Presidents (ed. Mike Resnick), q.v.;.