Comments for: Tom Wicker, bureau chief, columnist for NY Times, dies

Posted Nov. 27, 2011, at 8:41 p.m.

Tom Wicker, a longtime Washington reporter and columnist for the New York Times, who helped ignite opposition to the war in Vietnam and who called for the ouster of President Richard M. Nixon during the Watergate scandal, died Nov. 25 at his home near Rochester, Vt. He was 85. The …

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