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    Jeb Magruder Oral History Interview, Part 1

    In 1969 Jeb Magruder began working as a special assistant to President Nixon. After doing some work on the midterm elections of 1970, he became the deputy campaign director with the…

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    Edward Nixon Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Former President Richard Nixon’s younger sibling, Edward, recalled Depression era family life in Southern California, his brother’s World War II service, and the political…

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    George Shultz Oral History Interview

    Former Secretary of State George Shultz talked about his service in the Nixon administration as secretary of the Department of Labor (1969-70), director of the Office of Management and…

    512 views
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    Dwight Chapin Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Dwight Chapin first worked for Richard Nixon on his 1962 California gubernatorial campaign. After the 1968 presidential election, Mr. Chapin became President Nixon’s…

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    William Ruckelshaus Oral History Interview, Part 1

    In 1968, William Ruckelshaus began his career in the Nixon administration as the assistant attorney general. He was later appointed the first administrator of the Environmental…

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    Jeb Magruder Oral History Interview, Part 2

    In 1969 Jeb Magruder began working as a special assistant to President Nixon. After doing some work on the midterm elections of 1970, he became the deputy campaign director with the…

    407 views
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    Jerry Schilling Oral History Interview

    Jerry Schilling talked about the meeting of Elvis Presley and President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office on December 21, 1970, and the events that led up to it. Jerry Schilling became…

    362 views
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    Leon Panetta Oral History Interview

    In 1969, Leon Panetta began his career in the Nixon administration in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and then was appointed director of the Office of Civil Rights but soon…

    343 views
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    Edward Nixon Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Former President Richard Nixon’s younger sibling, Edward, talked about their extended family, President Nixon’s political opponents, his own work on the Apollo project for NASA,…

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    Dwight Chapin Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Dwight Chapin first worked for Richard Nixon on his 1962 California gubernatorial campaign. After the 1968 presidential election, Mr. Chapin became President Nixon’s…

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    Dwight Chapin Oral History Interview, Part 3

    Dwight Chapin first worked for Richard Nixon on his 1962 California gubernatorial campaign. After the 1968 presidential election, Mr. Chapin became President Nixon’s…

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    William Ruckelshaus Oral History Interview, Part 2

    In 1968, William Ruckelshaus began his career in the Nixon administration as the assistant attorney general. He was later appointed the first administrator of the Environmental…

    222 views
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    Herbert Klein Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Herbert Klein worked on every one of Richard Nixon’s election campaigns from 1946 to 1968 and was later appointed communications director of the executive branch from 1969 to 1973. He…

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    Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she…

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    Barbara Franklin Oral History Interview

    Former Secretary of Commerce Barbara Franklin talked about her work as a staff assistant to President Nixon from 1971 to 1973. During her time in the Nixon administration she led the effort…

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    Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she…

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    Herbert Klein Oral History Interview, Part 3

    Herbert Klein worked on every one of Richard Nixon’s campaigns from 1946 to 1968 and was later appointed communications director of the executive branch from 1969 to 1973. He…

    107 views
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    Herbert Klein Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Herbert Klein worked on every one of Richard Nixon’s election campaigns from 1946 to 1968 and was later appointed communications director of the executive branch from 1969 to 1973. He…

    72 views