The Nation: Goldwater on Nixon's Prospects

Most Republicans are disturbed by the crisis into which their party has been dragged by the Watergate scandal. Conservatives, despite their general support of Richard Nixon, have been especially troubled. Among the most outspoken critics has been Barry Goldwater, the G.O.P.'s 1964 presidential candidate. Last week, in an interview with TlME's Hays Corey, the Senator from Arizona talked with his usual bluntness about Watergate's impact.

Has Watergate eroded the President's support among Republican conservatives? Watergate is the concern of every Republican I talk to. But both conservatives and liberals in the party are...

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