WATERGATE: Further Notes on Nixon's Downfall

The wounds were reopening; the Watergate debate was reviving. Henry Kissinger scoffed at the notion that he had ever called Richard Nixon "our meatball President. " En route to Dallas to deliver a foreign policy address, he asked: "What does that mean—meatball, meat head? I never used the word like that." Was Nixon drinking a lot and contemplating suicide as Watergate brought him down? "I saw no evidence of it, "said President Gerald Ford as he campaigned in Fresno, Calif. Had James St. Clair, Nixon 's chief Watergate attorney, flown off to...

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