Miller Center

Destroying the Watergate Tapes

This recording is presented as part of the Watergate Collection.
Date: Monday, April 9, 1973 - 9:47am - 11:49am
Participants: Richard Nixon, Bob Haldeman
Location: Oval Office


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An earlier transcript of this conversation appears in Stanley Kutler,Abuse of Power: The New Nixon Tapes (New York: The Free Press, 1997), p.292.

President Nixon: Oh, what the hell, even, frankly, I don't want to have in the record discussions we've had in this room on Watergate. You know, we've discussed a lot of that stuff.