INVESTIGATIONS: Denials and Still More Questions

THE issue of political espionage in the 1972 presidential campaign has persisted—a tangled, melodramatic business, occurring like a backstage fistfight, somewhere still in the margins of the voters' consciousness. The matter remained a volatile presence, however, and last week the din of charges and countercharges grew louder as Republicans and Democrats exchanged bitter words over the implications of the Watergate investigation. Without challenging a single point of reported fact, the President's men denied any wrongdoing and attacked the press for printing the stories. Even so, there were new revelations of White...

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