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I said the first concern of the administration of justice must, of course, be the individual. The second concern is the truth.

 
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Elliot Richardson
Elliot Richardson
  • Born: July 20, 1920
  • Died: December 31, 1999
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Lawyer

Elliot Lee Richardson was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. As U.S. Attorney General, he was a prominent figure in the Watergate Scandal, and resigned rather than obey President Nixon's order to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox.

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