In JFK tapes, history”s raw materials

Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times News Service
Published Sep 23, 2012 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM
John F. Kennedy meets with Soviet officials, including the ambassador, in 1962 in the Oval Office. In that room, the 35th president recorded more than 260 hours of conversations and telephone calls, detailed in the new book “Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy.”