Today in Peace and Justice history on July 12, 1974

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John Ehrlichman, former top aide to President Richard Nixon, and three others were convicted of conspiring to violate a citizen’s civil rights. Ehrlichman had approved a recommendation for a covert investigation of Daniel Ellsberg in 1971 by writing on a memo: "If done under your assurance that it is not traceable." . . . continued > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/thisweek.htm

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