THE ADMINISTRATION: The Week the Cloud Burst

In an Administration bedeviled by scandal, Henry Kissinger stood out as a bright and admired example of integrity. His supporters were already calling him the most successful Secretary of State in this century. Coupled with his foreign policy accomplishments, his urbane wit and lucid intelligence had made him, according to a recent poll, the most popular man in the U.S. Government. Yet there was a small cloud: persistent rumors dating even before his selection as Secretary of State that he might be involved in the rather unpleasant business of wiretapping some of...

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