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Len Colodny

'Silent Coup' is a book written by Len Colodny and Robert Gettlin, in which they contend that former Nixon White House counsel John Dean orchestrated the 1972 Watergate burglary at Democratic National Committee headquarters to protect his future wife, Maureen Biner, by removing information linking her to a call-girl ring that worked for the DNC. The book had its first edition published in 1991, followed quickly by an expanded second edition in January 1992. The authors also argued that Alexander Haig was not Deep Throat, but was a key source for Bob Woodward, who as a Naval officer had briefed Haig at the White House in 1969 and 1970. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Len Colodny has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Booknotes. Most appearances with G. Gordon Liddy (2), Jim "James" Hougan (2). Most common tag: Nixon, Richard.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Forty Years War</em>

    The Forty Years War

    Len Colodny and Tom Shachtman talk about the impact of the neoconservative movement on presidential foreign policy decisions going…

  • Watergate 25th Anniversary

    Watergate 25th Anniversary

    A portion of the G. Gordon Liddy show on the 25th anniversary of the burglary at the Watergate Hotel was shown. The radio…

  • Watergate 20th Anniversary

    Watergate 20th Anniversary

    G. Gordon Liddy, who spent more than four years in prison for his involvement in the Watergate break-in, hosted a radio talk…

  • <em>Silent Coup: The Removal of a President</em>

    Silent Coup: The Removal of a President

    In a controversial new book on the Nixon resignation, Silent Coup: The Removal of a President, the authors said that White House aide John Dean was…

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