The Nation: The Man Everyone Wants to Hear From

A LAWYER himself, Richard Nixon might well admire the meteoric rise of John Wesley Dean III. Though he is only 34 and has never been in private law practice, the fastidious blond attorney from Akron is Counsel to the President of the U.S. Dean is also the White House staffer to whom L. Patrick Gray III handed over the FBI'S files on its Watergate probe. As a result, his name has turned up more than any other in the Judiciary Committee's hearings on Gray, and he is the man whom the Senators most want...

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