Stanley Kutler’s book on Nixon Watergate abuses has been turned into a show on the webHistorians in the News
tags: Watergate, Nixon, Stanley Kutler
Actor and satirist Harry Shearer will “inhabit” moments from former President Richard Nixon’s tenure in office as part of a series debuting on YouTube later this month.
Shearer worked with historian Stanley Kutler in developing Nixon’s The One with the dialogue taken from thousands of hours of audio recorded inside the Oval Office.
“‘In Nixon’s case, this is a self-made man who is also a self-destroyed man,” Shearer told Rolling Stone. “You can’t get better than that.”
One clip from the program shows the moments before Nixon’s nationally-televised resignation speech on Aug. 8, 1974, with the California Republican awkwardly joking with Secret Service members and CBS staffers...
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