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Nixon’s Extreme Racism Revealed In Newly Released Tapes

On January 23 ,1973, when the Supreme Court decriminalized abortion in the landmark case Roe v. Wade, President Nixon remained mum on the decision — publicly, that is. In private conversations, tapes released this week recorded by secret microphones in the Oval Office from January and February 1973, reveal Nixon expressing both ambivalence and shocking…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 24, 2009