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Three of America's most compelling presidents – Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon – bugged their White House offices and tapped their telephones. They left behind thousands of secretly recorded conversations, from momentous to mundane. Eavesdrop on presidential telephone calls to hear how each man used one-on-one politics to shape history.

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Three of America's most compelling presidents – Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon – bugged their White House offices and tapped their telephones. They left behind thousands of secretly recorded conversations, from momentous to mundane. Eavesdrop on presidential telephone calls to hear how each man used one-on-one politics to shape history.

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Grange boy ,

Fantastic Insight into the US Presidency in the 60s

Really enjoyed listening to this, a fascinating glimpse of the complexities of both the issues and personalities involved in this period. Theres a temptation to assume the tapes as candid truth. However all these presidents knew they were being recorded - how much did this influence the conversations?

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