Sam Ervin

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Samuel James Ervin Jr. (September 27, 1896April 23, 1985) was a United States Senator from North Carolina from 1954 to 1974. He was a leading figure in the investigation of the Watergate affair.

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  • When people fear surveillance, whether it exists or not, they grow afraid to speak their minds and hearts freely to their government or to anyone else.
    • Quoted in Rick Perlstein, Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America (2008), p. 549

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