The Nation: What the President Had to Say Before

IN the months between the time that the Watergate burglary was first revealed in the press (June 17) and the time when Nixon announced (April 17) that he had learned of new "serious charges," it was mostly presidential surrogates who issued the denials of White House involvement. The President himself said remarkably little about the affair. Here are his principal statements:

> On June 22, five days after the Watergate breakin, Nixon said at a news conference that such an act "has no place whatever in our electoral process, or in our governmental...

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