What are some real conspiracy theories?


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Real conspiracy theories include the CIA attempts to overthrow and assassinate Castro and the Watergate conspiracy. Rumors of CIA involvement in unsavory activities such as causing political unrest in Cuba and attempts to assassinate Fidel Castro turned out to be true, as confirmed by the release of classified documents.

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The Watergate conspiracy involved the break in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters by burglars alleged to be plumbers and the subsequent attempts to cover up the involvement of anyone connected to President Richard Nixon. Conspiracy theories of White House involvement immediately spread and turned out to be true, leading to Nixon's resignation and the conviction of several of his top aides.

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