When the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall went to Bethesda Naval Hospital with pneumonia in 1970, doctors told him that President Richard Nixon wanted to see his medical records.

Marshall gave consent, but with one addendum: Marshall scrawled “NOT YET!” on the folder that went to Nixon. Marshall did not retire until 23 years later.

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