John Dean testifies about March 21, 1973 discussion with Nixon regarding Watergate as a "cancer" on the presidency
Washington DC USA Date:1973, June Duration:7 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
News reports about former White House Counsel John Dean's testimony in front of the Senate-Watergate Committee hearings in Washington DC. John Dean speaks about his phone conversation with President Nixon on the Watergate matter on March 20. He speaks about warnings given by him to President Nixon about the issue and the gravity of the Watergate issue. Also he reviews discussion between Haldeman and Dean about informing the president. He reviews the meeting with the President on March 21 where he laid out his understanding of the Watergate case, the idea of it as "a cancer on the presidency," and the serious implications of the case which Dean did not feel the President fully understood. Senate-Watergate Select Committee member Fred Thompson listens to his speech during the session.
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