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Topic - John Dean
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.
He has been the greatest soldier of my generation as well as a personal friend in the decades since we were instructors together at West Point. Will the last act in Gen. David Petraeus' storied career be as the new John Dean in the still-unfolding scandal known as Benghazi-gate?
Forty years of investigation, reporting, trials, debate and historical research have yielded no simple answer to how a clumsy raid of an office in the Watergate building that Nixon's spokesman termed a "third-rate burglary" became a titanic constitutional struggle and led to his resignation.
Thomas Mallon, author of eight well-regarded novels and seven works of nonfiction, has written the first significant historical fiction novel centered in the scandal that forced Richard Nixon to resign the presidency.
Disgraceful, pathetic, scumbags, offensive, outrage, incredible, "let's boycott."
NIXON AND KISSINGER: PARTNERS IN POWER
Former Nixon White House lawyer John Dean, who cooperated with prosecutors and testified against Nixon during an explosive congressional hearing in June 1973, said Friday after reviewing some of the newly released files that he believed Sirica "was very aggressive for a judge, even more than the White House was aware of at the time.
Asked what he'd do differently, Dean said he never had a criminal lawyer on his White House staff, and should have.