Nation: Heritage of Watergate

A special prosecutor may have to probe the Jordan affair

Did Hamilton Jordan really snort cocaine on that 1978 visit to Manhattan's far-out Studio 54? The possibility is growing stronger that a special prosecutor will have to be appointed to investigate the evening's entertainment enjoyed by the White House chief of staff. Under the stringent provisions of the 1978 Ethics in Government Act, there may be no other way to determine whether it is Jordan or his accusers who are telling the truth.

Two new witnesses turned up last week. One, a show business...

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