The Nixon Tapes

"Resigning. . . said it all"

When CBS announced that it had bought rights to air 90 minutes of videotaped interviews between former President Richard Nixon and onetime Nixon Aide Frank Gannon, Executive Producer Don Hewitt of 60 Minutes said that the conversations revealed "a Nixon we have never seen before." If not quite that, the broadcast segments, for which CBS paid $500,000, show a controversial man at his most controversial. They were set to air this week and next on 60 Minutes and American Parade. A sampler:

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