The Nation: The Crowded Blotter of Watergate Suspects: A Checklist of the Charges

Seven men have been convicted so far in the break-in and bugging of the Democratic National Committee headquarters last June 17. Their three leaders were G. Gordon Liddy, a counsel to the Committee for the Re-Election of the President; Howard Hunt, former CIA agent and White House consultant; and James McCord, security chief for the Nixon re-election committee. But their political espionage operation was plotted and directed by much higher authorities. At least 17 men who were or are close to President Nixon or his immediate aides are being investigated by federal...

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