In 1971, Egil "Bud" Krogh was once summoned to a closed-door assembly via John Ehrlichman, his mentor and key confidant of President Richard Nixon, in a secluded workplace within the Western White House.
Krogh proposal he used to be strolling right into a assembly to debate the drug regulate software introduced on his newest journey to South Vietnam. as an alternative, he used to be passed a dossier and the accountability for the SIU, particular Investigations Unit, later to develop into infamous as "The Plumbers." The unit was once to enquire the leaks of top-secret govt records, really the Pentagon Papers, to the clicking. The president thought of this activity severe to nationwide defense. Nixon acknowledged he sought after the unit headed up by way of a "real son of a bitch." He received the studious, zealous, and loyal-to-a-fault Bud Krogh instead.
In that speedy, Krogh was once passed the activity that will result in some of the most well-known conspiracies in presidential background and the dying of the Nixon management. Integrity is Krogh's memoir of his experiences—of what rather went on at the back of closed doorways, of ways a very good guy can lose his ethical compass, of the way exercise strength with no integrity can ruin a lifestyles. It additionally tells the relocating tale of the way he grew to become his lifestyles again round. For somebody attracted to the moral demanding situations of management, or existence, Integrity is thought-provoking and encouraging reading.