Nation: Ehrlichman Reviews Haldeman

An insider casts some doubts on his onetime associate

On April 30, 1973, Richard Nixon told a national TV audience that he was reluctantly accepting the resignations of "two of the finest public servants it has been my privilege to know," White House Chief of Staff H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and Domestic Adviser John Ehrlichman. The two, who were good friends in Washington and had known each other since student days at U.C.L.A., are both now serving prison terms for their part in the Watergate coverup. Since Haldeman's new book, The Ends of Power, blames Nixon for...

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