The Nation: Some Thoughts on Reform

Often it takes a crisis to nudge the nation toward a difficult decision or a necessary reform, and Watergate is predictably loosing a flood of proposals for improving the system. Congressmen, academicians and letters-to-the-editor writers are pouring out reams of schemes both for coping with the present exigency and ensuring against future excesses. A survey of some of the more intriguing suggestions, by topic:

OUSTING THE PRESIDENT. Those who suspect that ultimately Nixon must go but want to spare both President and nation the ordeal of impeachment have been searching the Constitution for a...

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