MEMOIRS: Humbled Hatchet Man

Of all the men around former President Richard Nixon, probably none was more hated than Chuck Colson, top hatchet man and tireless inventor of dirty tricks. There was a sense of national satisfaction when he pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and served seven months in jail. Now, in a book to be published in mid-February, Colson, 44, tells how, in embracing evangelical Christianity, he learned the error of his ways—and of his fallen chiefs. Born Again (Chosen Books, a religious publisher) is an uncomplaining and contrite testament to the belief, renewed...

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