August 14, 1987 |
John D. Ehrlichman, former President Richard M. Nixon's chief domestic adviser, has asked President Reagan to pardon his conviction for conspiring to cover up the Watergate scandal, Justice Department officials said Thursday. Now a writer in Santa Fe, N.M., Ehrlichman, 62, applied for presidential clemency on May 28 and is the subject of an FBI background investigation, according to David C. Stephenson, the Justice Department's pardon attorney.
February 16, 1999 |
John D. Ehrlichman, the top domestic policy advisor to President Nixon who went to prison for his role in the Watergate scandal, died at his home in Atlanta on Sunday. He was 73. He had suffered from diabetes, his son, Tom, said Monday in announcing the death. Ehrlichman served 18 months in prison in the late 1970s after he was found guilty of obstruction of justice, conspiracy and perjury.
November 30, 1996 |
The president seemed to be sloshed. It was late on the night of April 30, 1973, and President Nixon had just finished a special address to the nation on the Watergate scandal, announcing the departures of his two top aides, H.R. Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman. He was feeling blue. Fifty minutes after he'd finished talking, hardly anyone had called to tell Nixon what a great speech he'd made. So he spoke to Haldeman.
May 18, 1994 |
Newly released diaries kept by Richard Nixon's chief of staff portray the late President as alternately gleeful and guilt-ridden about provoking confrontations with Vietnam antiwar demonstrators and more scornful of blacks and Jews than had been reported previously. The diaries secretly kept by the late H.R. Haldeman, one of Nixon's most trusted White House lieutenants, provide new insights into Nixon's complex personality. They reveal the darker side of the only U.S.
April 13, 1996 |
Settling more than two decades of often bitter litigation, the National Archives and attorneys for the estate of Richard Nixon agreed Friday that virtually all of his secretly recorded White House tapes may be heard by the public starting this fall.
January 30, 1987
The National Archives announced that it would give notice today that it intends to open for public viewing the most sensitive of the papers seized from Richard M. Nixon when he resigned as President--including nearly 140,000 pages of documents considered to be Nixon's personal papers. The date of the opening was set for May 4, provided none of the principals objects before a May 1 deadline. The collection includes the papers of 37 of Nixon's aides, including Charles W. Colson, John W.