Thirty-seven, thirty-seven, thirty-seven. Today, 37 years ago, the 37th President, Richard Milhous Nixon, resigned in his 37th address from the Oval Office.
I happened to catch, by accident, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford in All The President’s Men, in the wee hours this morning. I had not known of the anniversary, and, as per usual, all the “premium” channels were filled with crap, dreck and gore — mostly gore. And I remembered Watergate — I watched the Senate and House hearings on national television — remember the last time a congressional hearing riveted the nation? I don’t. Continue reading