Charles W. Colson
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Charles W. Colson 1931-2012

Charles W. Colson
In this June 29, 1973, photo, former White House aide Charles Colson enters a House intelligence subcommittee in Washington. Colson, the tough-as-nails special counsel to President Richard Nixon who went to prison for his role in a Watergate-related case and became a Christian evangelical helping inmates, has died. He was 80. (Associated Press)
Charles Colson
This artist rendering shows the scene in U.S. District Court on March 9, 1974, when Judge John J. Sirica, foreground, faced the seven men being arraigned on charges stemming from their alleged involvement in the Watergate affair. They are, from left: John D. Ehrlichman, former presidential aid; H.R. Haldman, former White House chief staff; Gordon C. Strachan, former aide to Haldeman; Kenneth W. Parkinson, a lawyer retained by the Committee to Re-Elect the President; Charles W. Colson, former special White House counsel; former Atty. Gen. John N. Mitchell; and Robert C. Mardian, former head of internal security at the Justice Department(Frieda Reiter / ABC)
Charles Colson
June 21, 1974: Charles Colson and his wife, Patricia, leave U.S. Distict Court in Washington after being sentenced to one to three years in prison for obstruction of justice in the Daniel Ellsberg case. (Associated Press)
Colson movie
Actor Dean Jones, who plays the part of former Nixon aide Charles Colson in the movie “Born Again,” has his tie adjusted at a dinner before the premiere of the movie, Sept. 24, 1978, in Washington. Colson looks on at center with ex-Sen. Harold Hughes who plays himself in the film about Colson’s involvement in Watergate and his subsequent conversion to Christianity. (Charles Tasnadi / Associated Press)
Evangelical Protestant speech
In a Aug. 2, 2000 file photo, Charles Colson bears testimony at a conference for evangelical Protestants at Amsterdam’s RAI congress center. Colson, the tough-as-nails special counsel to President Nixon who went to prison for his role in a Watergate-related case and became a Christian evangelical helping inmates, has died. He was 80. . (Peter Dejong / Associated Press)
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