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Charles Ruff

NPR's Peter Overby looks at the career of former Clinton impeachment lawyer Charles Ruff, who died yesterday at age 61. Ruff was a prominent Washington lawyer, who had defended politicians including Charles Robb and John Glenn. He also served as a prosecutor in the Watergate investigation and later as an associate deputy attorney general. Ruff used a wheelchair after being struck with paralysis, blamed on an undetermined virus, which he contracted while teaching law in Liberia in the 60's.

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