Charles "Chuck' Colson (1931-) was an Special Counsel to President Richard Nixon during his administration. In March, 1974, Colson pleaded no contest to a charge of obsturction of justice for his part in the Watergate scandal. He was released after serving seven month in federal prison. During his time in prison, Colson found Christ and has gone on to found a prison ministry. He has also published over a dozen books.