Law: The Other Investigator

"I am caught up on the great bulk of it, but I ask myself: Will one man ever be caught up on all the details?" The speaker is Harvard Law Professor Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor summoned by the Nixon Administration to clean its own house. For nearly two months now, in a heavily guarded office at 1425 K Street, he has been sifting the paper mountains of testimony and reports. As Cox, 61, looks ahead, he recalls that the Teapot Dome investigation took six years, and adds, "I rather expect to spend...

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