How Might Mr. Nixon Defend Himself?

Bickel, Alexander M.
June 1974
New Republic;6/1/74, Vol. 170 Issue 22, p11
Focuses on the defense theory which can save the United States President, Richard Nixon from charges of involvement in the Watergate scandal. Views that the President can only be impeached on allegations that he has committed a criminal offense, on facts tending to show that he has violated some specific provision of the criminal code; Analysis of the conversations of the President in reference to the scandal; Reference punishment for the obstruction of justice; Interpretations of the theory to assure cover-up indictment.


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