THE EX-PRESIDENT: A New Counsel for Nixon's Defense

"We've got problems with that fellow ...uh...uh..." "Jaworski?" "Yes."

Telephoning Martha Mitchell-style from seclusion in San Clemente, Richard Nixon could perhaps be excused a mental block in failing to remember the name of Watergate Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski. As related by the recipient of the call, Republican Congressman Dan Kuykendall of Tennessee, Nixon thanked him for his longtime support and seemed concerned about his own future. "Do you think the people are going to want to pick the carcass?" asked the former President.

The metaphor was just as grisly but no more...

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