INVESTIGATIONS: Seven Down on Watergate

After laboring for three months, the Justice Department last week obtained the long-expected indictments in the Watergate bugging case—and announced that the investigation was "over, for all intents and purposes." The indictments, which did not involve John Mitchell, Robert Mardian or any high-level personnel of the Committee for the Re-Election of the President, failed to explain the motives for the political espionage at the Democratic National Committee headquarters, or who on the President's committee authorized the secret funding of the spy project.

The five men arrested in the Watergate on June 17—James...

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