The Colodny Collection is comprised of research on the Watergate scandal collected for his book with Robert Gettlin, Silent Coup: The Removal of a President, published in 1991. The book is based on interviews with participants in the Watergate scandal, newly declassified documents, and other sources. It garnered much media attention and enjoyed a run on the bestseller lists. The material was involved in the lawsuit, Dean v. St. Martin’s Press. Most of the nearly 500,000 pages of textual material were produced for the court case.