A Touch of Pity

Osborne, John
May 1973
New Republic;5/5/73, Vol. 168 Issue 18, p14
Focuses on the attitude of the White House staff towards U.S. President Richard Nixon. View that the erosion of the utter confidence in Nixon did not begin with Watergate and the gradual disclosure of related thuggeries, but with the President's treatment of his staff after his reelection; View that his demand for the immediate resignations of all of his assistants, at every level were specifically expressed and implemented by his administrative chief H.R. Haldeman; View that a quality worse than cruelty in its impact upon the staff was perceived in the way the reorganization was carried out; Information on the removal of White House Counsel John Wesley Dean from his responsibilities of investigating any possible White House involvement in the Watergate and concurrent scandals.


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