Many American’s were against the Vietnam War. At the time of the draft, the baby boomers were at the center of the draft. Sentiment was that the draft was unfair because the rich and the well educated could escape the draft. Many young people left to go to Canada. The United States prosecuted people who [...]
Unable to work in the mainstream of gambling in Las Vegas, i you can believe it, he opened a public relations firm in Vegas and made a living. Eventually, he was pardoned by Ford.
A question remains whether the pardon was a quid pro quo; i.e. that Nixon agreed to make Ford president if Ford agreed to pardon tricky dick.