Release Of Tape Recordings And Textual Material From The Nixon Presidency

Posted by admin on Dec 3, 2008

The Nixon Presidential Library announces the release of tape recordings and textual material.

Approximately 198 hours of tape recordings from the Nixon White House recorded between November and December 1972 and consisting of approximately 1,398 conversations. The conversations cover topics such as the 1972 Presidential and Congressional elections, reorganization of the executive branch, creation of a “New Majority” for a reinvigorated Republican Party or new conservative third party, the late stages of the peace negotiations to end the Vietnam War, and the decision to bomb the Hanoi and Haiphong areas in North Vietnam.

30 cubic feet of textual materials from the White House Central Files – Staff Member and Office Files of J. Fred Buzhardt, President Nixon’s attorney during the Watergate scandal, and Bryce Harlow, senior adviser and counselor to President Nixon.

This collection is available on the web at

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