INVESTIGATIONS: Crossfire on Four Fronts

Although some Republican Governors warned against letting the Watergate scandal dribble out bit by sordid bit, that continued to happen last week. Witnesses before the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities added pungent details about the pressures to help smother the scandal. Depositions given by John Ehrlichman and H.R. Haldeman dug more deeply into the planning of Watergate and the coverup. White House memos described efforts to set up an illegal security apparatus in 1970. CIA memos under mined the President's Watergate defense by showing that politics, far more than...

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