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Phyllis Ames Cox; potent presence behind Watergate prosecutor

By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / February 8, 2007

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The bond between Phyllis Ames Cox and her husband, former Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox, was on public display Oct. 20, 1973, the most difficult moment of his career, in the way they tightly held hands entering a news conference. Hours later, he was fired by President Nixon for refusing to pull back on his investigation into Oval Office misdeeds. (Full article: 849 words)

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