Saturday, January 01, 2005

I Am Not Alone In My Opinion

Knowing that the British government felt the same way as I did about Nixon was heartening, though it certainly does not change history.

I read that "While the British government remained officially friendly to US President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal, behind the scenes, officials were urged to take "any measure open" to keep him away from London, newly-released archives showed.
At the same time, Britain's then ambassador in Washington warned that Nixon had to be handled with care, as he was "vengeful" and "irrational". "