Remember the fall guys from the Watergate scandal.James W. McCord Jr.Frank SturgisBernard BarkerVirgilio GonzalezEugenio MartínezMcCord was a former CIA officer; the others were veterans of anti-Castro operations and had been recruited by ex-CIA officer and team member E. Howard Hunt. Hunt, who had been monitoring the break-in from nearby, was also soon arrested, along with G. Gordon Liddy.But "what did [Nixon] know and when did he know it?" didn't get cemented until March 1973 when, with Congressional hearings looming, White House Counsel John Dean advised Nixon that there was a "cancer close to the Presidency" which required resignations in order to protect Nixon. Nixon failed to do so in a timely manner, allowing aides to wonder whether they would be the one to "take the fall." Fears of this fate apparently prompted Dean himself to approach prosecutors in search of immunity in exchange for his testimony.Let's see how closely IRS-gate follows Watergate and how soon Baracky's impeachment proceedings will ensue.More nostalgia at http://www.maryferrell.org/wiki/index.php/Watergate
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