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… 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 life in the Nixon administration during Watergate, the “Saturday Night Massacre” and his resignation.
This is the second 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.
People in this video
- Milazzo, Paul C. Assistant Professor Ohio University->History Department
- Naftali, Timothy J. Director National Archives and Records Administration->Nixon Presidential Materials Project
- Ruckelshaus, William D. Deputy Attorney General (Former) Department of Justice
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