Secret White House Tapes / Featured Presidential Recordings

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Pat Brown and John Kennedy, each with hand resting on chin
John F. Kennedy
November 7, 1962
Book depository building in Dallas, Texas
Lyndon B. Johnson
November 22, 1963
Gerald Ford
Lyndon B. Johnson
November 29, 1963
LBJ on the phone
Lyndon B. Johnson
August 9, 1964
President Johnson on the phone
Lyndon B. Johnson
November 3, 1964
McCarthy and LBJ
Lyndon B. Johnson
February 1, 1966
Lyndon Johnson and Humbert Humphrey on horseback
Lyndon B. Johnson
August 29, 1968
Bomb exploding in Vietnam
Lyndon B. Johnson
October 16, 1968
Humbert and Muriel Humphrey
Lyndon B. Johnson
November 6, 1968
G. Gordon Liddy as young FBI agent
Richard M. Nixon
July 1, 1971
Portion of FBI letter to John Dean on Daniel Schorr
Richard M. Nixon
September 18, 1971
Edward Kennedy shaking hands with Richard Nixon
Richard M. Nixon
December 23, 1971
H. R. Haldeman's mug shot
Richard M. Nixon
June 23, 1972
"Re-elect the president" button on red background
Richard M. Nixon
August 1, 1972
Johnson, Nixon, and Agnew
Richard M. Nixon
September 15, 1972
Nixon family portrait
Richard M. Nixon
February 14, 1973
John Dean
Richard M. Nixon
March 21, 1973