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You let Haldeman slip away.

It’s a dangerous story for this paper.

No, no surprise at all.

Look, McGovern’s dropped to nothing, Nixon’s guaranteed the renomination, the Post is stuck with a story no one else wants, it’ll sink the goddamn paper. Everyone says, Get off it Ben and I come on very sage and I say uh Well you’ll see you wait till this bottoms out. But the truth is I can’t figure out WHAT we’ve got.

One says H.H. at W.H.; the other says Howard Hunt W. House.

I’m not. It still seems thin.

This isn’t so crazy. This whole thing didn’t start with the bugging of the headquarters.

Do you trust him?

Markham. Mr. Markham, are you here in connection with the Watergate burglary?

Yes, we know that. And if we’re wrong, we’re resigning. Were we wrong?

Is there any place you don’t smoke?

You’ve done worse than let Haldeman slip away: you’ve got people feeling sorry for him. I didn’t think that was possible. In a conspiracy like this, you build from the outer edges and go step by step. If you shoot too high and miss, everybody feels more secure. You’ve put the investigation back months.

All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don’t say the story isn’t accurate.

I finished it.

Hunt’s come in from the cold. Supposedly he’s got a lawyer with $25,000 in a brown paper bag.

If you’re gonna do it, do it right. If you’re gonna hype it, hype it with the facts. I don’t mind what you did. I mind the way you did it.

Ken Clawson told me he wrote the Canuck letter.

Goddammit, when is somebody going to go on the record in this story? You guys are about to write a story that says the former Attorney General, the highest-ranking law enforcement officer in this country, is a crook! Just be sure you’re right.

No, I have to do this my way. You tell me what you know, and I’ll confirm. I’ll keep you in the right direction if I can, but that’s all. Just…follow the money.

The money’s the key to whatever this is.

No, I want to hear her say it. Do you think he said that to impress you, to try to get you to go to bed with him?

Central Intelligence Agency.

Please, listen, now, if you’re going to refer to that alleged conversation with Sally Aiken, you can’t print that it took place in her apartment. I have a wife and a family and a dog and a cat.

Then can we use their names?

Segretti was doing this a year before the bugging.


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