BERT REIN | Wiley Rein

, The National Law Journal


Even Harvard Law School can't teach someone to have good instincts, which are probably what saved Bert Rein's career in 1972. Then a political appointee in the Nixon administration's State Department and a veteran of Nixon's 1968 campaign, Rein had been summoned to the headquarters of the Committee for the Re-Election of the President to discuss his role in the campaign — a likely stepping-stone to the directorship of a federal agency if Nixon won.

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