Education: Watergate for Credit

The fall course catalogue at the University of Chicago will contain an unusual entry: a three-credit course on "Constitutional Aspects of Watergate."

"The name has drawing power," says Law Professor Philip B. Kurland, 52, whose office has received "30 or 40 calls" since the class was announced two weeks ago. The semester-long course is limited to 25 undergraduates who will meet four hours a week.

Kurland, a distinguished author (Politics, the Constitution, and the Warren Court) and a consultant to the Ervin committee, will focus on the questions of separation of powers, Executive privilege and impeachment. He sees the crisis as the "apex...

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