P1ad ORACLE 103 Sun 1 Jan ITV 0026:02  2/2  HISTORY FAVOURS  REAGAN AND BUSH As subpoenas were issued against President Reagan and Vice-President George Bush,legal ex0dqts were studying the historical precedents. Thomas Jefferson, president from 1801 to 1809, resisted a subpoena to give evidence at the 1807 treason trial of his one-time vice-president Aaron Burr. He eventually produced relevant papers. In modern times, President Nixon defied subpoenas before resigning in 0 74 as a result of tde +atergate scandal. His successor, Hresident Ford, made a video tape for the trial, but did not appear in the courtroom. >>>>> News headlines 101 Sport 130 Next Story Newsfile Sport TV Guide