WATERGATE: Facing the Court and Counting the House

As Richard Nixon came home from the limited accomplishments of the Moscow summit last week, he found little comfort in the news that awaited him.

A Gallup poll taken two weeks ago, after his Middle East tour, showed that his approval rating in the nation stood at 26% — two percentage points lower than in the most recent poll a month earlier and only one point above his all-time low last April.

The President's physician, Dr. Walter Tkach, underscored the importance that Nixon had attached to his foreign trips, and the determined —...

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