It was just a 12-minute phone call, but its participants and the matters they discussed make for an extraordinary listen.
The date was Oct. 16, 1972, three weeks before President Richard Nixon would face Democratic challenger Sen. George McGovern in Nixon’s reelection bid for the presidency. Nixon placed an early evening call to one of his closest confidants, the Rev. Billy Graham, to compare notes on the state of his campaign and various domestic and foreign policy matters. ...
Link to mp3 of Nixon-Graham phone call
For the background on the recording, click link to Carolina Public Press' article.
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