Dean had just come from seeing his lawyer. That was the first time that I found out that he had consulted a lawyer. He wanted to tell me what he thought was going on, but he was writing it down as if my house was bugged. He acted like everything was bugged.
The Nixon years were trying. They honed my judgment for everything I did later on. The experience also illustrated for me the importance of training young lawyers properly.
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|Birth:||21st March, 1939|
Fred Fisher Fielding was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an American lawyer, and held the office of White House Counsel for US Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush. He graduated with honors from Gettysburg College, and then attended the University of Virginia School of Law. He served as Associate Counsel for President Richard Nixon from 1970 to 1972, where he was the deputy to John Dean during the Watergate scandal. He was a senior partner at Wiley Rein LLP, a Washington, D.C. law firm.
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