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Legacy of Nixon tapes: Skepticism, distrust endure

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WASHINGTON — It’s a good thing Richard Nixon was such a klutz.

The president’s ineptness at all things mechanical is what prompted his aides to install a voice-activated recording system that didn’t require Nixon to push an on-off button, ensuring that every word he spoke in the Oval Office and other key locations was caught on tape.

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