One of the exhibit's interviews features Dwight Chapin, Nixon's appointments secretary, claiming that Nixon was present when Haldeman ordered the establishment of a dirty-tricks unit for the 1972 presidential campaign. It was Chapin who hired Donald Segretti, a Nixon operative who engaged in the sabotage of Democrats.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
I Got Scooped (By Mom's Old Paper, So It's OK)
Chris Goffard reports that convicted perjurer Dwight Chapin's explosive claim that President Nixon was in on dirty tricks from the beginning did make the new Nixon library Watergate exhibit, over the objections of his White House friends: