Watergate lawyer discusses ethics and conflict March 30

Egil 'Bud' KroghEgil “Bud” Krogh, a former Nixon Administration official who became famous for his role in the Watergate scandal, will speak on campus March 30. He will give a lecture entitled “In the Shadow of Watergate: Working as a Young Lawyer in the Nixon White House” at noon and 5 p.m. in 207 Florence Hall.

Krogh is the co-author of Integrity: Good People, Bad Choices, and Life Lessons From the White House. He will discuss his work as head of the White House Special Investigation Unit – more infamously known as “The Plumbers” – and the ethical dilemmas he faced as a young lawyer in the Nixon White House between 1968 and 1973.

Both talks are free and open to the public and are cosponsored by SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility and the Association for Law & Politics in the University’s Dedman School of Law. For more information, contact Terri Gwinn, 214-768-2162.