Nixon's secretary's unusual explanation for erased tape

Rosemary Woods said that she was listening to the tape, and as she was listening, the telephone rang.
1:05 | 06/16/17

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A White House an eighteen minute segment of a number of appropriate Watergate thing is missing and so here we have a tape. That. Clearly on the day. When discussions. Nixon going to be repaid to this subject and 48 I mean it's just better race. Rosemary woods is the loyal secretary to President Nixon she was tasked with transcribing. The tapes before they were turned over her explanation was that she was listening to the tape and as she was listening to telephone. She put your foot down on pedal wrong. And for eighteen and half minutes keeps it there in the picture and see her building white knuckled she's almost about 45 degree angle to reach the phone. Well ladies and gentlemen. Preposterous. To think why is there a reason for this symbolic. Of the ball boy recently. There is part of a conversation. That is harmful to the present and the reason is.

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