The Rehnquist Choice: The Untold Story of the Nixon Appointment That Redefined the Supreme Court
When William Rehnquist was nominated by Nixon in the fall of 1971, he was a little-
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The Rehnquist Choice by former White House Counsel John Dean is a quick and engaging history of President Nixon’s decision making process to fill a set of open seats on the Supreme Court of the United States. It is also, I suspect, an attempt at a mea culpa (although not really necessary IMHO) by Dean – but the real message here, at least for young political staffers – would be to keep your mouth shut if you don’t know what you are talking about!