John MitchellJohn Newton Mitchell
- November 9
) served as United States Attorney General
during the Nixon
administration. He also served as campaign director for CREEP, the Committee to Re-elect the President
, which employed Watergate
burglar James W. McCord, Jr
in a "security" capacity. On March 1, 1974, Mitchell was convicted of conspiracy to obstruct justice for his role in the Watergate scandal.
The Martha Mitchell effect is named after John Newton Mitchell's wife.
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For the 19th century Irish nationalist political campaigner, see John Mitchel.