THE CONGRESS: Right Man, Right Time

"The history of mankind shows that governments have an insatiable thirst for power. This desire for power will carry them to tyranny unless it is prevented."

So says the venerable Senator Samuel James Ervin of North Carolina, denouncing the Nixon Administration with characteristic senatorial rhetoric. What makes it more than rhetoric is that Sam Ervin is the widely respected chairman of the Senate Government Operations Committee and the Judiciary Subcommittees on Separation of Powers and Constitutional Rights. As such, he is the man the Senate is counting on to lead its struggle...

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