WATERGATE: The Nixon Conspiracy Laid Bare

"Your Honor, the prosecution rests its case."

When that declaration is made early this week by Prosecutor James Neal, it will be the best news yet in the Watergate conspiracy trial. Through eight turbulent weeks of sophisticated courtroom wrangling, the often dramatic testimony of polite, unshakable witnesses and the courtroom listening to taped White House conversations, Neal and his young team of assistant prosecutors have presented a devastating case against five former agents of President Richard Nixon.

The evidence that the five had conspired to cover up the true origins of the...

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