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    Haldeman Tapes: 1972 Moscow Summit

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    White House Chief of Staff Bob Haldeman’s audio diary entries on President Richard Nixon’s May 1972 Moscow summit. He talked about the infighting among high level administration officials.…

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    Secret Presidential Recordings

    Historians analyzed the secret White House tapes of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon. This was an inside look into how presidents conducted their day-to-day…

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    Nixon SCOTUS Nominations

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    President Richard Nixon’s phone calls about his possible nominees and Chief of Staff Bob Haldeman’s audio diary entries on filling two Supreme Court vacancies in 1971. Ken Hughes talked about the…

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    Pat Oliphant's Political Cartoons: LBJ to Reagan

    Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Pat Oliphant and his work were the subjects of discussion at the University of Virginia, which had just acquired his cartoon collection. Speakers included…

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    Haldeman Diaries September 1972

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    President Richard Nixon’s Chief of Staff H.R. “Bob” Haldeman’s audio diaries from September 1972. Mr. Halderman talked about campaign strategy, analyze the polls and how to attack the…

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    The LBJ Tapes: North Vietnam Bombing Missions

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked about halting the bombing of North Vietnam and its effect on the pending presidential election and his address to the nation. Ken Hughes provided an insight…

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    The Nixon Tapes: Supreme Court Nominations

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    President Richard Nixon spoke with advisors about filling two Supreme Court vacancies. H.R. Haldeman made diary entries about the openings. Historian Ken Hughes spoke about the dual…

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    Haldeman Diaries: Nixon's Trip to China

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    H.R. “Bob” Haldeman’s diary recordings covering President Richard Nixon’s trip to the People’s Republic of China in February of 1972. Historian Ken Hughes talked about the trip.

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    The LBJ Tapes: Gulf of Tonkin

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked about the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, sending ground troops to Vietnam and Congressional hearings on the war. Participants included Defense Secretary Robert…

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    Ken Hughes on 45th Anniversary of Watergate

    Ken Hughes talked about the anniversary of the Watergate break-in, which took place 45 years ago, and its impact on American politics.

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    Ken Hughes on Presidents Taping Conversations

    Ken Hughes talked about the history of past presidents secretly recording conversations in the Oval Office.

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    Interview on Fatal Politics

    Ken Hughes talked about his book, Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book…

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    HALDEMAN DIARIES: VIETNAM PEACE TALKS

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    President Nixon’s Chief of Staff H.R. “Bob” Haldeman, as he dictated entries to his diary about the 1972 and 1973 negotiations to end the Vietnam War. You heard our interview with Nixon historian…

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    Haldeman Diaries: Moscow Summit of 1972

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    President Nixon’s Chief of Staff H.R. “Bob” Haldeman, as he dictated entries to his diary about the Moscow Summit of May, 1972. You’ll also hear our interview with Nixon historian Ken Hughes,…

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    40th Anniversary of President Nixon's Resignation

    Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, and others marked the 40th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon. They talked about the fall of the president and the declassified White…

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    Ken Hughes on President Nixon Tapes

    Ken Hughes of the University of Virginia’s Miller Center spoke by phone about President Nixon’s white house recordings.

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    Understanding Richard Nixon's Vietnam Policy

    A panel discussion on President Richard Nixon focused on his policy toward Vietnam. Topics included the partnership between Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, the president’s approach as commander-in-chief, the Pentagon…

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