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Sunday, June 28, 2009

"The Darker Edges of Political Ambition" and the Nixon Tapes

Francis X. Clines writes:

“I want control of these,” Mr. Nixon directs an underling in discussing the tapes the year before their disclosure forced him from office. “I want nothing ever transcribed out of this.” Fortunately for a nation that must always be vigilant to the darker edges of political ambition, that didn’t happen.

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