Miller Center Offers Nixon/Deep Throat Tapes, Transcripts

December 24, 2008 by
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Miller Center Offers Nixon/Deep Throat Tapes, Transcripts, Expert, NewsWise, University of Virginia, Press Release: Fri 19-Dec-2008.

The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia has a repository of presidential tapes and transcripts featuring Nixon and Haldeman discussing Mark Felt.

The Presidential Recordings Program ( at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center of Public Affairs ( has a spectacular Watergate collection of Nixon tapes and transcripts online:


In particular, there’s this Oct. 19, 1972 conversation between Nixon and Robert Haldeman, in which Haldeman reports that he’s heard from a confidential source that Mark Felt is leaking information to the news media about the FBI’s investigation into the Watergate break-in:

Nixon also mentions Felt in the June 23, 1972 “Smoking Gun” conversation with Haldeman:

PRP scholar Ken Hughes puts the Nixon tapes in perspective in an online essay, Why Didn’t Nixon Burn the Tapes? — which also includes tapes and transcripts of Nixon-Haldeman conversations.


Also feel free to use these tapes and transcripts in your stories and online exhibits, and to link to the transcripts….


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