The Nixon Tapes: 1971 – 1972
Edited by Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter, 2014
The Nixon White House tapes reveal President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. The Nixon Tapes: 1971 – 1972 offers a selection of fascinating scenes from the year Nixon opened relations with China, negotiated the SALT I arms agreement with the Soviet Union, and won a landslide reelection victory. All the while, the growing shadow of Watergate and Nixon's political downfall crept ever closer. The Nixon Tapes provides a never-before-seen glimpse into a flawed president's hubris, paranoia, and political genius.