A scandal's healing power

Elfin, M.
June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/22/92, Vol. 112 Issue 24, p42
Discusses how the system handled former President Richard Nixon's massive abuse of power without missing a beat, and explains how politics in America has never been quite the same. How the current dyspepsia of the body politic can be partly traced to Watergate's plots and lies; How the scandal reshaped the political landscape; Watergate underscored the importance of the constitutional separation of powers.


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