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NCJ Number: 69005 Find in a Library
Title: WATERGATE AND THE WHITE HOUSE - VOLUME 2, JULY-DECEMBER 1973
Editor(s): E DROSSMAN; E W KNAPPMAN
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 288
Sponsoring Agency: Facts on File, Inc
New York, NY 10001
Sale Source: Facts on File, Inc
11 Penn Plaza
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United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS SECOND VOLUME OF A THREE-VOLUME REPORT ON THE EVENTS AND DISCLOSURES OF THE 'WATERGATE' SCANDAL RECOUNTS RELATED EVENTS FROM JULY THROUGH DECEMBER 1973; NEWSPAPER EDITORIALS ON THESE EVENTS ARE INCLUDED.
Abstract: THE EVENTS IN THE PERIOD COVERED GENERALLY RELATE TO FUNDAMENTAL CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES BEARING UPON THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF THE PRESIDENCY. THE EVENTS, WHICH ARE DESCRIBED IN AN OBJECTIVE STYLE, BEGIN WITH JOHN MITCHELL'S TESTIMONY BEFORE THE ERVIN COMMITTEE AND CONCLUDE IN THIS VOLUME WITH NIXON'S FIRING OF SPECIAL PROSECUTOR ARCHIBALD COX, THE SURRENDERING OF THE OVAL OFFICE TAPES TO THE COURT AND THE ERVIN COMMITTEE, AND THE DISCLOSURES AND INVESTIGATION INTO TAPE ERASURES. IN ADDITION TO WATERGATE-RELATED EVENTS, THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF VICE PRESIDENT AGNEW'S RESIGNATION ARE ALSO REPORTED. THE SECOND MAJOR SECTION OF THE VOLUME PRESENTS NEWSPAPER EDITORIAL REACTION TO THE EVENTS REPORTED. DATES AND BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS ARE PRESENTED IN A CHRONOLOGY OF WATERGATE-RELATED EVENTS, BEGINNING WITH THE BURGLARY OF DANIEL ELLBERG'S PSYCHIATRIST'S OFFICE ON SEPTEMBER 4, 1971 AND CONCLUDING WITH JUDGE SIRICA'S UPHOLDING OF NIXON'S CLAIMS OF EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE ON THREE OF THE SUBPOENAED TAPES. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES ARE PROVIDED FOR THE PRINCIPAL ACTORS IN THE WATERGATE INVESTIGATION. VOLUMES IN THE SERIES ARE NCJ 69004-06. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Abuse of authority; Case studies; Corruption of public officials
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