JUSTICE DEPARTMENT: Handing the Ball to Bill Saxbe

When, at the most recent presidential news conference, Richard Nixon sought to downplay the gravity of his continuing crisis, he noted acidly that in the days following his decision to resume the U.S. bombing of Hanoi last Christmas there were charges by some that the President had "lost his senses." Nixon neglected to point out that the most prominent politician to offer this instant psychoanalysis was a fellow Republican, Ohio Senator William Bart Saxbe, and it was neither the first nor the last time that Saxbe chose to unload his blunt thoughts about...

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