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The Nixon Tapes, 1971-1972

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The Nixon Tapes, 1971-1972
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"The famous-- and infamous-- Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. [His] voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David-- 3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those conversations have ever been transcribed and published. Now, thanks to professor Luke Nichter's massive effort to digitize and transcribe the tapes, the world can finally read [more printed versions of the conversations of] one of the most important and controversial presidencies in U.S. history"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: The Nixon tapes, 1971-1972
Statement of Responsibility: edited and annotated by Douglas Brinkley and Luke A. Nichter
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2014
Branch Call Number: 973.924092 NIX
Characteristics: xxiii, 758 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Includes indexes
Summary: "The famous-- and infamous-- Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. [His] voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David-- 3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those conversations have ever been transcribed and published. Now, thanks to professor Luke Nichter's massive effort to digitize and transcribe the tapes, the world can finally read [more printed versions of the conversations of] one of the most important and controversial presidencies in U.S. history"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: The start of taping to the China announcement : February-July 1971
The collapse of the gold standard to the India-Pakistan War : August-December 1971
Summit planning and escalation in Vietnam : January-May 1972
The road to reelection and the end of the war : June 1972-January 1973
Timeline of key events
Subject Headings: Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 Political and social views Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 Archives Presidents United States Archives Audiotapes United States Politics and government 1969-1974 Sources United States Foreign relations 1969-1974 Sources
Topical Term: Presidents
Audiotapes
Additional Contributors: Brinkley, Douglas
Nichter, Luke
Alternate Title: Nixon tapes
ISBN: 9780544274150 (hardcover)
0544274156 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2014011209
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