Listening to the Presidency
Candid, unscripted glimpses of American presidents
Explore audio recordings along with contextual materials from several presidential administrations. Miller Center scholars have selected and edited each recording to help visitors gain insights into the presidency.
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Secret White House tapes
Hear conversations from the secret White House tapes. The Presidential Recordings Program lets users listen in on presidents and their advisers at critical historical moments.
Review key excerpts from the Presidential Oral History Program as senior decision-makers reflect on their time in the White House.