Press: Did The Ends Justify the Means?

A first-rate squabble about a second-rate book

In Scranton, Pa., where somebody evidently slipped Washington Post Reporter Nancy Collins parts of H.R. Haldeman's The Ends of Power fresh from the bindery, life was pretty much back to normal last week. The network cameras had departed. Law enforcement officials had received no complaints of wrongdoing, and did not intend to solicit any. Collins seemed to have had her fill of notoriety and, at the end of a week spent mostly in ducking interviews, said: "This is all very nice, but I've got stories to get."...

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