A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 5, 1974

Back in the fall of 1972, impeachment was a word uttered reticently, if at all, in connection with Watergate, and Senior Congressional Correspondent Neil MacNeil heard it only "occasionally from a Democratic Congressman here and there." Yet MacNeil, a veteran of 24 years on the Hill, soon became convinced that there was a most serious scandal afoot in the White House and that the House would ultimately look to its impeachment processes. Early last summer House Majority Leader "Tip" O'Neill, impressed with John Dean's testimony, alerted Peter Rodino to get ready for impeachment....

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