Nixon Was Far Worse Than We Thought

In a must-read Washington Post piece, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward look back at Richard Nixon's presidency and debunk the "often unchallenged" notion "that the coverup was worse than the crime" saying this idea "minimizes the scale and reach of Nixon's criminal actions." "In the course of his five-and-a-half-year presidency, beginning in 1969, Nixon launched and managed five successive and overlapping wars -- against the anti-Vietnam War movement, the news media, the Democrats, the justice system and, finally, against history itself.

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