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    George Elsey Oral History Interview, Part 1

    George Elsey talked about highlights of his public service career, which began with his World War II assignment to the White House Map Room President Roosevelt’s intelligence and communications center. Mr. Elsey…

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    John Dean Oral History Interview, Part 2

    John Dean talked about the effects of the Watergate break-in scandal and why he agreed to cooperate with federal investigators. He became counsel to the president in July 1970 after John…

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    John Dean Oral History Interview, Part 1

    John Dean talked about the Watergate scandal, some of his early assignments as counsel to the president, how the idea for the Watergate break in came to be, and who was involved in the planning.…

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    Daniel Ellsberg Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Daniel Ellsberg talked about the reasons he chose to leak the Pentagon Papers and his opinions on the Vietnam War. While working at the RAND Corporation in 1967, Mr. Ellsberg became a consultant to the White…

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    Daniel Ellsberg Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Daniel Ellsberg talked about the reasons he chose to leak the Pentagon Papers and his opinions on the Vietnam War. While working at the RAND Corporation in 1967, Mr. Ellsberg became a consultant to the White…

    610 views
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    John Lehman Oral History Interview

    John Lehman, former National Security Council member during the Nixon administration, talked about joining the foreign policy team under Henry Kissinger as well as President Nixon’s policies toward…

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    Charles Colson Oral History Interview

    Charles Colson, who served as special counsel to President Richard Nixon, sat down with Timothy Naftali of the Nixon Presidential Library in 2007 and 2008 for two extended oral history…

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    Jill Wine-Banks Oral HIstory Interview

    Jill Wine-Banks was an assistant special prosecutor for the Watergate investigation in 1974 and 1975. She talked about the prosecution’s strategy, the events surrounding the Saturday Night…

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    Michael Conway Interview

    Michael Conway, who served as counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee during their impeachment inquiry of President Richard Nixon, talked about meeting Bill and Hillary Clinton and John Doar…

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    Sir David Frost Oral History Interview

    Sir David Frost talked about the famous interviews he conducted with former President Richard Nixon three years after his resignation. The interviews, which aired in May 1977, covered…

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    Alexander Butterfield Oral History Interview, Part 2

    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…

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    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 responsible for providing President Nixon with briefing…

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    Robert Sack Interview

    Robert Sack, who served as senior associate special counsel for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973 to 1974, talked about President Nixon and the Watergate investigation. He…

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    Dorothy Landsberg Interview

    Dorothy Landsberg, a former researcher for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973-74, talked about President Nixon and the Watergate scandal. She spoke about the Nixon tape transcripts and the…

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    Jeffrey Banchero Interview

    Jeffrey Banchero, who transcribed the Nixon Watergate tapes as a research assistant for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee during their impeachment inquiry, talked about transcribing tapes of the…

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    Former Senator George McGovern Oral History Interview

    In 1972 Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was the Democratic presidential nominee running against the incumbent President Richard Nixon. He talked about his presidential campaigns in 1968 and…

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    David Hume Kennerly Oral History Interview

    Photographer David Hume Kennerly recalled his coverage of Richard Nixon from his 1968 presidential campaign through his 1974 resignation. President Ford then asked him to join his White…

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    Evan Davis Oral History Inverview

    This is an oral history interview that provides a new look into the Nixon impeachment inquiry. To mark the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in on June 17th, the Richard Nixon…

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    Francis O'Brien Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Francis O’Brien, chief of staff to House Judiciary Committee Chair Peter Rodino in 1974, talked about the work and internal politics of the Judiciary Committee staff inquiring into impeaching…

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    Francis O'Brien Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Francis O’Brien, chief of staff to House Judiciary Committee Chair Peter Rodino in 1974, talked about the work and internal politics of the Judiciary Committee staff inquiring into impeaching…

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