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The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has conducted oral history interviews with many individuals who worked in the Nixon Presidential Administration or were significant figures during the time. The Library conducted the majority of these oral history interviews as video interviews between 2006 and 2011, however some were conducted in 1987 and 1988, and a few in 2002 and 2003. The original media and online availability of these interviews varies as follows:

Interviews Conducted 2006-2011

  • Number: 145 (117 processed and available for research)
  • Original Media: Video
  • Availability:
    • Online: Finding aids for all processed interviews; video and finding aids/transcripts of select interviews
    • Research Room: Video of all processed interviews

Interviews Conducted 2002-2003

  • Number: 5
  • Original Media: Audio/Video
  • Availability:
    • Online: Transcripts of three interviews
    • Research Room: Transcripts of three interviews, video of two interviews

Interviews Conducted 1987-1988

  • Number: 10
  • Original Media: Audio
  • Availability:
    • Online: Transcripts of nine interviews
    • Research Room: Transcripts of nine interviews, audio of one interview

For a complete listing of the interviews, visit the Alphabetical Index page. You may also browse subject-oriented groupings for the individuals interviewed:



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