Richard M. Nixon


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Interviewees discuss the presidency of Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974).

Highlights
Robert MacNeil on covering Vietnam and Richard Nixon
04:03
Connie Chung on covering Watergate and Vice-President Rockefeller
04:22
Leo Chaloukian on unknowingly supplying Nixon with the equipment for all of his infamous Watergate recordings
03:16
Walter Cronkite on the pressures on the press by the White House over the Watergate story
04:00
Mike Doulgas on how television hurt the Presidential candidacy of Richard Nixon
00:58
Hector Ramirez on the most important image he's ever captured
01:14
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David Brinkley

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David Brinkley on covering President Richard M. Nixon
03:33

Leo Chaloukian

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Leo Chaloukian on unknowingly supplying Nixon with the equipment for all of his infamous Watergate recordings
03:16
Leo Chaloukian on demonstrating the Nagra Recorder that Ryder Sound gave to President Nixon
01:30

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on interviewing Haldeman during the Watergate scandal
01:30
Connie Chung on covering Watergate and Vice-President Rockefeller
04:22

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on the pressures on the press by the White House over the Watergate story
04:00
Walter Cronkite on the question of whether he found it difficult to report the news during the Watergate scandal; how Richard (Dick) Salant negotiated a compromise between the network and the White House
01:48

James Day

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James Day on Richard Nixon vetoing funds for public broadcasting in 1973
01:32

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on almost getting an interview with President Nixon at the 1972 Republican National Convention
01:12
Sam Donaldson on covering Watergate for ABC News
06:52
Sam Donaldson on losing a scoop during Watergate
02:04

Mike Douglas

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Mike Doulgas on how television hurt the Presidential candidacy of Richard Nixon
00:58

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on various Presidents and Meet the Press: Richard M. Nixon
10:43

June Foray

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June Foray on appearing on Richard Nixon's Enemies List
04:37

Reuven Frank

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Reuven Frank on Richard Nixon's hostility toward the press
04:50

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on his close relationships with several American Presidents - Richard M. Nixon
02:46

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on reporting on Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during Watergate; on Kissinger's relationship with the press
10:54
Ted Koppel on reporting on Nixon's trip to China in 1972 and witnessing staged moments for the American press
08:16
Ted Koppel on Richard M. Nixon and his inability to handle small talk
05:34

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on on having John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon on Person to Person
08:43

Brian Lamb

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Brian Lamb on working for Richard Nixon's campaign in 1968
09:25
Brian Lamb on working in the Nixon administration during the Watergate scandal
03:31

Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer on joining up with Robert MacNeil and covering the Watergate hearings
04:23

Stewart MacGregory

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Stewart MacGregory on acting as unit manager for NBC's coverage of the 1960 Presidential Elections 
06:21

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on covering Vietnam and Richard Nixon
04:03
Robert MacNeil on going to work for PBS and covering the Watergate hearings with Jim Lehrer
06:02
Robert MacNeil on covering Watergate
10:01
Robert MacNeil on the inside politics at PBS of covering the Watergate hearings
02:55

Dick Martin

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Dick Martin on Richard Nixon's cameo on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
01:47

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on his reaction to the Kennedy-Nixon Debates; talking with Nixon
01:43

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on covering the presidency of Richard M. Nixon
04:04

Lloyd Morrisett

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Lloyd Morrisett on on funding for a second season of Sesame Street being different under the Nixon administration
03:11

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers covering Watergate and the Nixon administration's reaction - to cripple public broadcasting
05:03

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on CBS coverage of Watergate
02:17

Arthur Penn

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Arthur Penn on the Kennedy-Nixon Debates. When asked by a Kennedy friend his advice on shooting the televised debate, he and Fred Coe made the suggestion "close-ups"; on the potency of television
06:00

Don Pike

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Don Pike on going to China to act as technical director for NBC News' coverage of President Richard Nixon's historic visit
01:27
Don Pike on going to China to act as technical director for NBC News' coverage of President Richard Nixon's historic visit
07:08

Maury Povich

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Maury Povich on covering the Senate Committee Watergate Hearings for Panorama and launching political pundits on the program
01:49

Hector Ramirez

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Hector Ramirez on the most important image he's ever captured
01:14

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on Nixon's relationship with television
18:57
Dan Rather on Nixon's 1974 press conference in Houston
08:39

Hank Rieger

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Hank Rieger on traveling with Bob Hope when he performed for President Nixon
01:31

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on directing coverage of the wedding of Trisha Nixon and Ed Cox
05:01
Max Schindler on directing coverage of Watergate and Richard Nixon's relationship with television 
08:58

George Schlatter

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George Schlatter on Richard M. Nixon's appearance on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
01:53

Alfred Schneider

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Alfred Schneider on an episode of Howard K. Smith: News and Comment ("The Political Obituary of Richard M. Nixon"), and how it led to the formulation of a policy to protect news departments from the interference of sponsors
04:01
Alfred Schneider on the role of the government in regulating television content and President Nixon's attempt to encourage anti-drug messages in television programs
01:29

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on interviewing President Nixon in 1971
03:23

Dick Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their dealings with CBS, their firing, and their thoughts about the larger political issues which may have contributed to the demise of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
17:37

Tom Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their dealings with CBS, their firing, and their thoughts about the larger political issues which may have contributed to the demise of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
17:37

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on changes he made during his time at the CBS Washington News Bureau under the Nixon administration - identifying who was asking questions of the President
02:33
Sanford Socolow on his time at the CBS Washington News Bureau under the Nixon administration; on his direct line to Nixon's Press Secretary, Ron Ziegler, and to NBC and ABC
06:18
Sanford Socolow on CBS' coverage of Nixon's resignation and the Pike Report
06:48

Lesley Stahl

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Lesley Stahl on coverage of Watergate by network television and on Watergate burglary trial judge John Sirica's importance in the "assault" on President Nixon
01:41
Lesley Stahl on being assigned the "unimportant" Watergate break-in story as a rookie reporter and what a break it was for her career
01:47

Frank Stanton

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Frank Stanton on his associations with John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, and on the Kennedy-Nixon debate
04:32

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on how CBS Program Practices handled storylines involving drugs on TV shows in the 1960s
00:09

Mike Wallace

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Mike Wallace on covering Richard Nixon's presidential campaign in 1967-68
06:17
Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes' coverage of Watergate
01:40

Barbara Walters

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Barbara Walters on covering Tricia Nixon's White House wedding
01:09
Barbara Walters on covering President Nixon's trip to China
02:52

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