Miller Center

Richard Nixon—Presidential Recordings

Between February 16, 1971 and July 18, 1973 Richard Nixon secretly recorded roughly 3,700 hours of conversations and meetings in five different locations. With the exception of the manually-operated equipment in the Cabinet Room, Nixon's recording system was sound-activated and recorded a wide range of conversations of varying audio and substantive quality.

A number of finding aids exist to help researchers navigate the Nixon recordings. Visit our Presidential Recordings Help Page to search the finding aids. If you already know which conversations you would like to listen to, or if you would simply like to browse the collection please use the links below to navigate.

1971: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

1972: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October

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