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Nixon Tapes

Nixon Tapes Reveal Skepticism, Distrust

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's a good thing Richard Nixon was such a klutz. The president's ineptness at all things mechanical is what prompted his aides to inst...

Nixon Tapes Reveal Reagan Support

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and SARAH PARVINI | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- President Richard Nixon had just delivered his first major national address on the Watergate scandal that would ultimately cost...

New Nixon Tapes Coming

Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The final installment of secretly recorded phone calls and meetings from President Richard Nixon's White H...

Butlers, Burglars and Bunglers

Patricia McGuire | Posted 08.13.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Woodward and Bernstein took us on a walk down memory lane this past weekend with their 40 year retrospective on the idea that Richard Nixon was even worse than we thought, if that's possible.

President Walker, David Koch Is Calling From Moscow!

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Stephen Herrington

"Mr. President Walker, David Koch on the line from Moscow. He says his wife flushed his phone down the hotel toilet, so he's borrowing the Russian ambassador's phone."

Henry Kissinger: Moral Midget Destined for Obscurity

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

At key points in his ego-driven career, Henry Kissinger was confronted with a choice between power and moral principle. He chose power, and became a moral dwarf.

Nixon Caught On Tape: Jews Are "Agressive, Abrasive, And Obnoxious"

The New York Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- Richard M. Nixon made disparaging remarks about Jews, blacks, Italian-Americans and Irish-Americans in a series of extended con...

Thousands Of Previously Restricted Nixon Documents To Be Released

Talking Points Memo | Evan McMorris-Santoro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Archives plans to release hundreds of thousands of new documents and photos from the Nixon administration and 12 hours of new audio recor...

CSI Watergate: Are We about to Crack the Nixon Tape Mystery?

Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein

What was said during the 18 1/2-minute gap in Nixon's Watergate tapes?

Nixon Tapes: Billy Graham Refers To 'Synagogue Of Satan'

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A 1973 conversation between President Nixon and evangelist Billy Graham about Jews, laden with critical references including a Biblical verse on the "...

New Nixon Tapes And Files Released

AP | CAL WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With an air of desperation, a hunkered down White House hatched a plan to save Richard Nixon's presidency as the Watergate crisis b...

Nixon Tapes: Abortion Necessary "When You Have A Black And A White"

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Jan. 23, 1973, when the Supreme Court struck down state criminal abortion laws in Roe v. Wade, President Richard M. Nixon made no public statement....

NIXON TAPES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just as the new movie "Frost/Nixon" opens around the country this week with a possibly Oscar-nominated portrayal of President Richard Nixon, we get to...

Kissinger Unplugged

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

Thomas Friedman's depiction of someone who "could candidly talk back" to President Nixon is not the Kissinger we know from his taped conversations with his president.