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Topic - Archibald Cox
As one of Robert Bork's antitrust students, and one of the few student or faculty conservatives at Yale (then or now), I was delighted when Richard Nixon announced in December 1972 that he was nominating Bork to be solicitor general.
The rule of law, along with a market economy, is the primary source of our nation's success. At the highest levels, the law must resolve difficult, complex and sometimes emotionally charged and ethically ambiguous situations.
Robert H. Bork, who stepped in to fire the Watergate prosecutor at Richard Nixon's behest and whose failed 1987 nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights and other issues, has died. He was 85.
Watergate Judge John J. Sirica aided the prosecution in pursuing the White House connection to the break-in at Democratic National Committee headquarters by providing the special prosecutor information from a probation report in which one of the burglars said he was acting under orders from top Nixon administration officials, according to once-secret documents released Friday by the National Archives.
In some ways, the history of Nicholas Katzenbach's time in government was itself a history of government in the 1960s.