History Buzz November 10, 2011: Nixon’s long-secret Watergate grand jury testimony released

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Nixon’s long-secret grand jury testimony released

Source: LAT, 11-10-11

President Nixon's grand jury testimony

The National Archives has released President Nixon’s grand jury testimony from the summer of 1975. (Los Angeles Times / November 10, 2011

The Archives on Thursday released 26 files from the Watergate Special Prosecution Force’s collection of documents, including transcripts and “associated materials” from the June 1975 grand jury testimony.

Earlier this year, a U.S. district judge ordered the unusual release of the grand jury testimony over the objection of the Obama administration, which argued against the release to protect people’s privacy.

The grand jury testimony was the one time that Nixon was required by law to speak honestly about the Watergate scandal….READ MORE

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