John Mitchell and Lawyers, New York City, 1974 - Nixon's Attorney General John Mitchell had been indicted in the Watergate scandal and was happy to be acquitted in his first trial. His lawyers kept saying, "I knew you could do it, I knew you could do it.," and they kept pouring themselves glasses of Scotch. There was something sad about it all. And yet Mitchell was one of the few who had never badmouthed his boss. That says something about him. I stayed until the other press had left. When the men heard I was from Scotland, they raised their glasses and sang songs by Scottish vaudevillian Harry Lauder.


Harry Benson: Fifty Years in Pictures
Harry Benson: Fifty Years in Pictures

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