The Nation: White House Intrigue: Colson v. Dean

One fascinating factor in the John W. Dean III case involves his cat-and-mouse relationship with Charles W. Colson, the shrewd former colleague of Dean's at the White House and now one of the most vociferous advocates of the President's—and his own—innocence in the whole Watergate affair. Chuck ("Chuckles" to some newsmen) Colson had hired E. Howard Hunt Jr. as a special White House investigator and "plumber." He insists he had nothing to do with the former CIA agent after Hunt left the White House on March 29, 1972, to become a Nixon committee...

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