Watergate Trial Tapes The Watergate Trial Conversations are excerpted Nixon White House tape conversations that were played in open court in U.S. v. Mitchell, et al. and U.S. v. Connally. The segments are a portion of the approximately 60 hours of tape subpoenaed by the Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF).
Nov 16, 2009 · On April 29, 1974, President Richard Nixon announces to the public that he will release transcripts of 46 taped White House conversations in response to a Watergate trial subpoena issued in July ...
Jun 14, 2017 · -- When the existence of the Watergate tapes became public during the investigations into the 1970’s scandal, one of the most memorable moments was the discovery of the infamous 18.5-minute gap and what some saw as President Richard Nixon’s secretary’s bizarre explanation for what caused it.
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Aug 03, 2014 · Forty years ago, on Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon resigned from office following the Watergate scandal. Despite four decades of literature from historians, journalists, academics and politi…
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- “Going after all these Jews. Just find one that is a Jew, will you.” Nixon was furious when The New York Times wrote about the Pentagon Papers in June 1971.
- “We really slobbered over that old witch.” In November 1971, Indira Gandhi visited the White House to discuss tensions between India and Pakistan. Nixon’s recorded conversations with National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger during that time reveal their clear disrespect for the first (and so far, only) female prime minister of India.
- “Goddamn it, get in and get those files. Blow the safe and get it.” This quote isn’t an order from Nixon to break into the Watergate—it’s an order to break into the Brookings Institution, a think tank in Washington, D.C.
- “To blackmail him.” Recommended for you. Abraham Lincoln's Uneasy Relationship With Native Americans. 10 Things You May Not Know About the Lincoln Memorial.
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