THE LOSERS: Watergate: The View from Jail

Life behind bars has not been kind to Convicted Watergate Conspirator E.

Howard Hunt Jr. Only five months into his provisional 35-year sentence, he has become noticeably thinner—25 Ibs. by his own measurement—his hair grayer, his eyes listless, and the muscles of his left calf have slightly atrophied as the result of a mild heart attack. He emerges from prison only to tell authorities what he knows about the Watergate breakin; so far, he has testified 19 times before grand juries and congressional committees. For security reasons, on those occasions his legs...

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