1. Author Mark Feldstein, on how White House operatives discussed assassinating journalist Jack Anderson for his investigative reporting about scandals surrounding President Nixon:  "They actually conducted surveillance. They followed him from his work  to his house. They staked out his house. They looked  at it for vulnerabilities … [and dicussed] how they could plant poison  in his aspirin bottle. They talked about how they could spike his drink  and they talked about smearing LSD on his steering wheel so that he  would absorb it through his skin and die in a hallucination-crazed auto  crash." (Photo: AP Photo) View in High-Res

    Author Mark Feldstein, on how White House operatives discussed assassinating journalist Jack Anderson for his investigative reporting about scandals surrounding President Nixon:  "They actually conducted surveillance. They followed him from his work to his house. They staked out his house. They looked at it for vulnerabilities … [and dicussed] how they could plant poison in his aspirin bottle. They talked about how they could spike his drink and they talked about smearing LSD on his steering wheel so that he would absorb it through his skin and die in a hallucination-crazed auto crash." (Photo: AP Photo)

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    the debate that changed the scenery of presidential campaigns forever

    Tomorrow: a journalist out to get President Nixon; President Nixon out to get a journalist — the story of columnist Jack Anderson, Richard Nixon and their long-running battle. We’ll talk to Mark Feldstein author of Poisoning the Press. (Link goes to many of Feldstein’s articles.)

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