First Edition of John J. Sirica's To Set the Record Straight:; Inscribed by Him in the Year of Publication
To Set the Record Straight: The Break-In, The Tapes, The Conspirators, The Pardon.
Sirica, John J.$100.00
Item Number: 23044
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1979.
First edition of the most important criminal case tried in the United States. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, “For Brendan O’Neill with best wishes, John J. Sirica June 30, 1979.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
John J. Sirica was the Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, where he became famous for his role in the Watergate scandal. He rose to national prominence during the Watergate scandal when he ordered President Richard Nixon to turn over his recordings of White House conversations.