The Nation: Sorry... Sorry... Sorry

So said three big Watergaters

The setting, the key characters, even the major prop were familiar. In Courtroom 2 of the federal Courts Building, where the first of the Watergate trials began more than four years ago, Judge John J. Sirica last week presided over the "last major decision I'll have to render in this long, difficult case." Having sentenced 17 Watergaters to prison terms, Sirica was ruling on petitions for leniency from the only ones who are still imprisoned—John Mitchell, H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and John Ehrlichman. At their trial, tape-recorded conversations in the...

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