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Thu Jul 31, 2014, 08:37 PM

36. Nixon was a protege`of none other than



Ol' Prescott Bush who as a Senator at the time was looking for someone to bring along into Congress. George HW was subsequently mentored by Richard and IIRC was the guy who talked Dick into resigning. Given that Nixon was heavily involved in the planning of the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and HW was running cover for it also with Zapata Oil, it's not surprising in hindsight that Nixon's behavior and attitude was so criminal. I'm not sure who appointed HW to DCIA.

I still want to know what exactly Nixon meant by 'The Cuban Affair.' He was worried that there was some fire smoldering still around whatever that was and it appears he worked hard to contain the smoke.

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