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Uptight and upset: here are two scenes from the last World Cup, in 2003. Three weeks out, the All Blacks held an open training session in Nelson, atop New...

TRIALS: Mitchell Takes the Stand

As the witness raised his right hand to take the oath in a Manhattan courtroom last week, his left hand flexed tensely three times, then relaxed. It was the...

The Administration: Nixon's Heavyweight

"I've found the man," Richard Nixon told his personal staff in 1967. "I've found the heavyweight!" The President was not, of course, speaking of sport but of...

The Law: Mitchell's 60-Case Mistake

What the U.S. needed, Richard Nixon said again and again during his 1968 campaign, was "a new Attorney General." When Bond Lawyer John Mitchell moved into the...

TRIALS: The Defense Attacks

He was to have been the Government's star witness, the person characterized by the prosecutors as "more or less the middleman in this whole affair." He had...

The Law: Overruling Mitchell

After years of confusion over the legalities of electronic eavesdropping, Congress attempted to set rules in the Omnibus Crime Control Act of 1968...

TRIALS: Mitchell and Stans: Not Guilty

Each of the defendants stood charged with one count of conspiracy, two of obstructing justice and six of committing perjury. The trial took ten weeks and...

AMERICAN NOTES: Praising the Police

Attorney General John Mitchell claimed that his speech last week to the California Peace Officers' Association amounted to a plea for restraint by lawmen in...

WATERGATE: Nos. 24171-157 And 01489-163(B)

The blue and white Cadillac that pulled up last week at the federal prison camp in Montgomery was delivering no ordinary arrival, and the taunting convicts...

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