this day Nixon delivered the famous "There will be no whitewash at the
Whitehouse" address to the nation.
this day, Attorney General Richard G Kleindienst, chief White House advisers,
H R Haldeman and John D Ehrlichman and counsel to the president, John W Dean III,
had all resigned.
then charged the new Attorney General, former Defence Secretary Elliott L Richardson,
with responsibility for uncovering the full extent of the Watgerate scandal. Nixon
in its political campaigns, must not again fall into the trap of letting the end,
however great that end is, justify the means."
Democrats demanded an impartial inquiry.