The Senate Watergate Report: The Final Report of the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities (the Ervin Committee)

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Page 15 - God give us men. A time like this demands, Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands ; Men whom the lust of office does not kill ; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will ; Men who have honor; men who will not lie ; Men who can stand before a demagogue And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking; Tall men, sun crowned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking.
Page 317 - ... statement relating to or concerning any person who has publicly declared his intention to seek the office of President, or Vice President of the United States...
Page 40 - ... the country must be helpless to learn how it is being served ; and unless Congress both scrutinize, these things and sift them by every form of discussion, the country must remain in embarrassing, crippling ignorance of the very affairs which it is most important that it should understand and direct. The informing function of Congress should be preferred even to its legislative function.
Page 40 - It is the proper duty of a representative body to look diligently into every affair of government and to talk much about what it sees.
Page 173 - Code) in any proceeding before or ancillary to any court or grand jury of the United States...
Page 417 - Whoever corruptly, or by threats or force, or by any threatening letter or communication influences, obstructs, or impedes or endeavors to influence, obstruct, or impede the due and proper administration of the law...
Page 14 - Pr'ythee, lead me in: There take an inventory of all I have, To the last penny ; 'tis the king's : my robe, And my integrity to heaven, is all I dare now call mine own.
Page 730 - Within a few days, however, I was advised that there was a possibility of CIA involvement in some way. It did seem to me possible that, because of the involvement of former CIA personnel, and because of some of their apparent associations, the investigation could lead to the uncovering of covert CIA operations totally unrelated to the Watergate break-in.
Page 14 - Therefore, whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light ; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
Page 233 - The main thing is the Post is going to have damnable, damnable problems out of this one. They have a television station DEAN. That's right, they do. PRESIDENT. and they're going to have to get it renewed.

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