WATERGATE: Seven Charged, a Report and a Briefcase

Seven Charged, a Report and a Briefcase

[They] unlawfully, willfully and knowingly did combine, conspire, confederate and agree together and with each other, to commit offenses against the United States ... [They] would corruptly influence, obstruct and impede ... the due administration of justice ... and by deceit, craft, trickery and dishonest means, defraud the United States.

With those words, a federal grand jury composed of 23 American citizens last week presented a grave and most exceptional charge: a criminal conspiracy existed "up to and including" the present at the highest levels of Richard Nixon's Administration. The accused include...

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