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The Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF) Conversations, released on June 4, 1991, constitute 60 hours of Nixon White House taped conversations that were subpoenaed by the Watergate Special Prosecutor's Office in August and September 1973. This group of tapes includes the 47 ½ hours of conversations relating to Watergate that the Special Prosecutor did not use as evidence in open court.

About the Tapes

These tapes contain:

  • 12½ hours of excerpted conversations previously released in an edited form as The Watergate Trial Tapes
  • 47½ hours used during the WSPF investigations but not played in court

The Watergate Special Prosecution Force prepared transcripts of the conversations to accompany the trial tapes.

  • These conversations can be found on 122 reference audio cassettes.

How to Review

Researchers can:

  1. Review the WSPF transcripts

  2. Review the WSPF Finding Aids

  3. Make copies of the WSPF transcripts

  4. Order copies of the WSPF tapes and WSPF transcripts
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