Unformatted text preview: President Nixon is a man Scheer comes to respect, but he and former white house counsel, John Dean, describe ways in which President Nixon’s legacy was undermined by how he responded to the media and electoral process. As Scheer says in his introduction “the journey is the destination.” President Nixon’s journey is recognized negatively because his destination was a disaster. The Watergate scandal has clouded positive parts of his term. As Scheer states “Nixon was dazzling in his clarity and [he] mastered world politics.” Nixon did a number of “undeniably good things” completely forgotten because of the Watergate scandal....
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- Spring '07
- Richard Nixon, President of the United States, Watergate complex, Scheer