. . . And New Noise from Nixon

The National Archives plans to release excerpts from Richard Nixon's far more infamous White House taping system. The recordings, which capture Nixon conferring with chief White House aides John Ehrlichman, H.R. Haldeman and Charles Colson, were not introduced as evidence in any Watergate trials and have remained sealed in a Virginia warehouse. But the recordings apparently contain some spicy political discussions. The former President and his assistants have the right to appeal to a special review board with any objections about the unsealing of the tapes, now scheduled for June 3.


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