After a stint in the Army, Liddy joined the FBI as a Special Agent. At age 29, he became the youngest bureau supervisor at the FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Liddy left the FBI in 1962 to practice law.
In 1968, he ran Richard Nixon's presidential election campaign.
Claim to Fame: One of the "burglars" who broke into Democratic Party headquarters in the Watergate Hotel during the Nixon administration.
Liddy was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison. He served almost 5 years and then was released by President Carter "in the interests of justice."
Since then, Liddy has written many books, has appeared in movies and on TV programs and now has a syndicated radio show.
Liddy joined XM Satellite Radio in February, 2005 as part of the service's talk programming.
Liddy's program is syndicated by Radio America Satellite.
Online: Visit G. Gordon Liddy online at www.liddyshow.com.