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… read more

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 Protection Agency, acting director of the Federal Bureau of InvestigationI, and finally deputy attorney general at the Justice Department. Mr. Ruckelshaus talked about his early years with the administration, his relationship with John Mitchell, and the controversy over his appointment as acting director of the FBI.

This is the first part presented.

This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali and Paul Milazzo on April 12, 2007, at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California, for the Nixon Presidential Materials Staff at the National Archives and Records Administration, soon to be part of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. close

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

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  • Milazzo, Paul C. Assistant Professor Ohio University->History Department
  • Naftali, Timothy J. Director National Archives and Records Administration->Nixon Presidential Materials Project
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Program ID:
302920-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 21, 2013

Airing Details

  • Dec 17, 2011 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 18, 2011 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2011 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2012 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2012 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2012 | 12:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2013 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2013 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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