THE CRISIS: The Quiet-Stall Survival Strategy

Pronounced physically fit and free from any signs of emotional strain after a long-delayed medical checkup, Richard Nixon quickened the tempo of his Watergate survival strategy with a burst of public appearances. At the same time he curtly cut off cooperation with Special Watergate Prosecutor Leon Jaworski, once more reneging on his previous claims that he wanted "all the facts" about the scandal exposed.

The President's dual strategy of stonewalling investigators while diverting attention from Watergate could not, however, obscure two imminent and immensely significant developments:

>The House Judiciary Committee is about to...

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