Haig Takes the Offensive

Under attack by liberals, he angrily fights back

"Now, what do you expect me to say? What is it you're after?" demanded the witness as he glared angrily across the green baize-covered conference table at his questioner. It was the fourth day of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's confirmation hearings on Alexander Haig Jr., Ronald Reagan's nominee for Secretary of State. Until then the sessions had amounted to a scholarly seminar, with the Senators reading prepared questions and Haig coolly replying. But when Democrat Paul Sarbanes of Maryland tried to maneuver Haig, who...

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