Milestones

DIED. RON ZIEGLER, 63, former press secretary to U.S. President Richard Nixon who famously dismissed the Watergate break-in as a "third-rate burglary," of a heart attack; in San Diego. Ziegler publicly stood by Nixon even after Watergate led to his downfall in 1974. But according to former White House counsel John Dean, Ziegler could have been "Deep Throat", the mysterious source who helped the Washington Post expose the scandal. "It's necessary to fudge sometimes," Ziegler once said about his work as presidential spokesman, "but I never walked out on that podium and...

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