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Dean tells Nixon that Watergate cover-up has become a ‘cancer’ on the presidency 40 years ago this hour (1973)


Video: Nixon and Dean Discuss Watergate (Mar. 21, 1973, at 2:56)

(Wednesday, March 21, 1973, 10:12 a.m. EST; during the Watergate scandal) — In a meeting with U.S. President Richard Nixon, Presidential Counsel John Dean today summarized many aspects of the Watergate case, and focused on the subsequent cover-up, describing it as a “cancer” on the presidency that must be excised or his presidency would be in danger. Transcript | Listen Continue reading Dean tells Nixon that Watergate cover-up has become a ‘cancer’ on the presidency 40 years ago this hour (1973)