SENATOR - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Senator who posed famous Watergate query, dies at 88 <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Senator who posed famous Watergate query, dies at 88</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CONNIE CASS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T20:05:03.319-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washingto • Howard Baker’s question sliced to the core of Watergate: “What did the president know and when did he know it?” Repeated over and again in the senator’s mild Tennessee drawl, those words guided Americans through the tangle of Watergate characters and charges playing daily on TV to focus squarely on Richard Nixon and his role in the cover-up. Baker’s famous question has been dusted off for potential White House scandals big and small ever since. Baker, who later became Senate majorit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581200942014-06-26T20:05:03.319-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-26T20:05:03.319-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:05:03 MDT