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Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair, and the Origins of Watergate

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Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair, and the Origins of Watergate

Ken Hughes

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:00AM - 7:30AM (EST)
Event Details

Television Broadcast: December 7, 2014

The break-in at the Watergate complex and the cover-up that followed brought about the resignation of President Richard Nixon, creating a political shockwave that reverberates to this day. KEN HUGHES' new book, Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair, and the Origins of Watergate, uses the Nixon and Johnson tapes to explore Nixon’s secret interference in Vietnam peace talks during the 1968 election. As a key player in the Miller Center’s Presidential Recordings Program, Hughes has spent more than a decade developing and mining the largest extant collection of transcribed tapes from the Johnson and Nixon White Houses. Hughes served as a senior consultant on Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words, an HBO documentary, and is currently consulting on the forthcoming Ken Burns documentary on Vietnam.

When
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:00AM - 7:30AM (EST)
Where
The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Speakers

Ken Hughes