A Shabby Piece of Work

Osborne, John
March 1978
New Republic;3/4/78, Vol. 178 Issue 9, p15
Assesses the book "The Ends of Power," by H.R. Haldeman. Haldeman's account and explanation of the conspiracies and crimes known as Watergate; Excerpt from the author's note of the book; Haldeman's admission of his involvement in the Watergate; Cover for statements that absolve Haldeman of knowingly doing or being responsible for the mistakes; Dubious passage in the book concerning Haldeman's undocumented conviction that U.S. President Richard Nixon brought the Watergate scandal upon himself by ordering special counsel Charles Colson to discredit Lawrence O'Brien, chairman of the Democratic National Committee.


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