THE WHITE HOUSE: Julie for the Defense

We have talked about it. But the whole family says: What would be the good of it? The way my father looked at it for a while was that, "I want to do what is good for the country—if resigning would be good for the country, well . . ." But all of us feel that wouldn't help the presidency. We feel that he has a lot to give the country still, and he should continue.

This astonishing insight into Richard Nixon's private musings on whether he should resign the presidency over Watergate came not long ago from someone who...

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