The Nation: Coming Attraction...

This week's fourth installment in the Nixon-Frost series will cover the ex-President's tax problems, his assets, the role of the CIA in covert operations (including Chile), Vice President Spiro Agnew's resignation, Nixon's final days in office and his pardon.

In discussing Agnew, Nixon recounts the excuses that Agnew offered him about charges of accepting payoffs —even while he was Vice President —from Maryland contractors in return for favorable treatment he had given them while Governor of that state. According to Nixon, Agnew insisted he had never accepted such money "while he was in the White House" and that, anyway, "half the members...

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