PLOTS: Not Poison, Just Some Drugs

It was as hairy and scary as assassination plots come, and the alleged target was one of the nation's most prominent muckrakers, Columnist Jack Anderson. Or so, at least, reported another top journalist, the Washington Post's Bob Woodward. Last week he wrote that Watergate Burglar E. Howard Hunt told some of his former CIA associates "that he was ordered in December 1971, or January 1972, to assassinate Anderson." Citing "reliable sources," Woodward said the order came from "a senior official in the Nixon White House." A poison was to be supplied by...

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