Alexander Butterfield Oral History Interview, Part 1

Alexander Butterfield recalled his time working with President Nixon and described his daily duties in the White House. He was… read more

Alexander Butterfield recalled his time working with President Nixon and described his daily duties in the White House. He was responsible for providing President Nixon with briefing papers, taking care of his personal correspondence, maintaining historical records, and operating the White House taping system. In July 1973 Mr. Butterfield testified before a Senate committee investigating the Watergate scandal and revealed the secret White House taping system.

This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on June 12, 2008, in La Jolla, California, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Alexander Butterfield Oral History Interview, Part 1

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Program ID:
300770-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
La Jolla, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 15, 2013

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2011 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2013 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2013 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2013 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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