Watergate: The Break-In
June 17, 1972: A burglary at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters. (First of four parts)
If There Are Tapes
Miller Center Nixon expert Ken Hughes explains why congressional committees must subpoena any and all Trump tapes
American presidents have long recorded their conversations
FDR, Nixon, and others taped their meetings and telephone calls. Is Donald Trump doing the same?
Three little words
Does Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey echo Nixon?
LBJ and MLK
Just a few days after assuming the presidency, President Johnson discusses the difficulties of inheriting a presidency without warning
LBJ Orders Some New Haggar Pants
President Lyndon Johnson explains his special requirements for pants [Note: Recording may not be appropriate for younger audiences]
The Presidential Recordings Program
Research the Tapes
Research the raw digital audio files of the from the presidencies of Franklin Roosevelt through Richard Nixon. Search the archive of raw audio and learn how to access finding aids and other research tools.
Marc Selverstone is an associate professor at the Miller Center and chair of the Presidential Recordings Program. Selverstone’s broader scholarship focuses on presidents and presidential decision-making, particularly during the 1960s and 1970s.