People, Nov. 5, 1973

It takes one to know one. Speaking at Briarcliff College in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., Journalist Tom Wolfe, 42, chided lawyers on both sides of the Watergate witness table for being impenetrable prose artists. For example, "Samuel Dash, a professor of law, I believe, says, 'Was this his own volitional action?' When translated, he really means 'Did he want to do it?' " As for New Journalism itself, Wolfe wasn't abandoning the Kandy-Kolored circumlocutions that had made him famous, but he claimed he was never going to talk about them again. Or as euphuistic...

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