The most controversial issue between the White House and the press growing out of the Watergate affair and related political espionage is how high up responsibility reaches. In last week's inning, the score seemed to be journalists 1, White House 1. Items:

> TIME learned that, despite Republican denials, Dwight Chapin, Deputy Assistant to the President, has himself admitted involvement in setting up a political intelligence platoon.

>No hard evidence could be developed to support a charge by the Washington Post that H.R. Haldeman, the White House chief of staff, was one...

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