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Howard Hunt, Watergate Conspirator, Dies, 88

E. Howard Hunt, the man who recruited the burglars and organised the June 1972 break-in at the Democratic Party headquarters in the Watergate complex, has died, aged 88. Hunt recruited four of the five Watergate burglars: Barker, Gonzalez, Martinez and Sturgis. Along with James McCord, they were arrested in the Watergate complex on the evening of June 17, 1972.

James McCord’s Letter To Judge John Sirica

This is the full text of the letter from James W. McCord to Judge John Sirica.

McCord claimed that his plea and testimony were perjured and given under “political pressure”.

The letter was filed in: United States v. George Gordon Liddy, et al., C.R. 1827-72, United States District Court for the District of Columbia; Records of District Courts of the United States, Record Group 21; NARA, College Park, MD.
Malcolm Farnsworth
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