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“Our Nixon” Coming To CNN August 1st

July 31, 2013

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Three of President Richard Nixon’s top aides documented their experiences at the White House with home movie cameras. Now, that footage seized by the FBI during the Watergate investigation is presented in a new documentary along with other rare footage and interviews. CNN Films’ “Our Nixon” will present a new look at the Nixon presidency at 9 p.m. ET Thursday, August

Director Penny Lane uses 500 reels of Super 8 home movies filmed by the three top aides, H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, and Dwight Chapin. during their time in the Nixon White House before they were incarcerated on conspiracy and perjury charges for their part in the Watergate scandal.

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