The Nation: Paying for Nixon's Taxes

Of all the presidential misdeeds in the era of Watergate, none was easier to understand and harder to swallow than the fact that Richard Nixon cheated on his income taxes. Because of Ford's pardon, Nixon is beyond the reach of the law, but those who abetted him are not. Edward Morgan, an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Nixon Administration, is serving a four-month jail term for his part in the fraud. Last week Frank DeMarco, 49, a Los Angeles tax attorney, and Ralph Newman, 63, a Chicago appraiser, were indicted by a federal grand jury in Washington for their...

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