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Reading United States v. Nixon Case Excerpts

Can the president of the United States withhold certain pieces of information from legislative and judicial oversight? In this episode of BRI’s Primary Source Close Reads, Joshua Schmid is joined by Dr. Josh Dunn as they break down excerpts from the case of United States v. Nixon relating to the question of executive privilege. How did the Watergate Scandal lead to this Supreme Court case? Is the president’s right to safeguard certain information entirely immune from judicial power?

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