Richard G. KleindienstRichard Gordon Kleindienst
U.S. attorney general
President Nixon's attorney general who served for one year during the Watergate scandal. When he learned of the break-in shortly after it occurred, Kleindienst balked at suggestions that presidential aides involved be protected from prosecution.Died: Prescott, Ariz., 2/3/2000
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