Chief Judge Beryl Howell orders the release of most of Leon Jaworski’s famous Watergate report to Congress—a document that has stayed secret longer than the identity of Deep Throat.
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books and is co-chair of the Hoover Institution's Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law.
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