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Afternoon Play: Dirty Tricks


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An introduction by Sir David Frost begins this monologue based on the diaries of Martha Mitchell. it's 8 August 1974, the day President Nixon resigned. Martha Mitchell , wife of former Attorney General John Mitchell , is alone with her press cuttings, her dog, and her whisky. She tapes her testimony, makes calls to journalists and remembers how the administration forcibly tried to silence her when she spoke out about Nixon's role in the Watergate burglary and cover-up. By John Jeter , with Judith Ivey as Martha Mitchell. Producer/Director Judith Kampfner


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Director: Judith Kampfner

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Afternoon Play: Dirty Tricks

BBC Radio 4 FM, 18 October 2005 14.15

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