Sirica & Nixon: A High Stakes Contest Over Executive Privilege

November 21, 2005

Lecture given on the background of the Watergate Affair and subsequent impeachment of President Nixon. John Sirica, Jr. donates to Duke Law School a personal letter written by President Nixon to Judge Sirica. In this letter President Nixon declines to produce the tapes of conversations in the Oval Office and other documents requested by suponea.

Produced on November 21, 2005.

Full title: Sirica & Nixon: A High Stakes Contest Over Executive Privilege.

Appearing: Richard A. Danner (Duke Law), introductions ; Christopher Schroeder (Duke Law) and John "Jack" Sirica, Jr. (Newsday).