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INVESTIGATIONS: Prisoner of Fifth Avenue

Throughout the long week of Jeb Magruder's devastating testimony, John and Martha Mitchell secluded themselves in their Fifth Avenue apartment overlooking...

PERSONALITIES: Martha Was Right

Sleekly coiffed, teased and sprayed, she glittered in the drab Nixonian setting, where to glow was considered a nono. She had an unbridled tongue and an...

Martha Mitchell's View From The Top

IN Pine Bluff, Ark., she was an average Middle American high school girl. In wartime Washington, or postwar Forest Hills, or more recently in...

The Nation: Now, Another Villain

Would you believe¬óMartha Mitchell? Guess who is now getting blamed for Watergate? Martha Mitchell, says Richard Nixon, and then he adds, typically, "God rest her...

The Nation: The Misfortunes of Martha

"I've got one tongue and it works pretty well." ONLY three days after Martha Mitchell delivered those brave, perhaps defiant words during a Watergate...

A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 30, 1970

AS a correspondent who regularly covers the Justice Department, TIME'S Dean Fischer is thoroughly accustomed to taking down the measured words of pipe-smoking...

Nation: The Warbler of Watergate

/ love its gentle warble, I love its gentle flow, I love to wind my tongue up, And I love to let it go. THIRTY years later, the blurb in the Pine Bluff, Ark.,...

The Capital: Being Candid with Kandy

When Martha Mitchell's runaway tongue provoked demands that Husband John silence her (TIME, Dec. 5), the Attorney General responded with the bemused...

Milestones

DIED. FRANCESCO SCAVULLO, 82, fashion photographer who could make plain women look beautiful and fashion models look like Cosmo girls; in New York City...

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