President Richard Nixon’s White House tapes have truly become the political gift that keeps on giving, even after all these years. Take this latest timely treat, for example, that ABC News’ indefatigable research team rooted out like keen-nosed truffle pigs: In this clip, we’ll hear Nixon’s colorful take on “that kid” Fred Thompson, who clearly didn’t strike Tricky Dick as the sharpest tool in the shed.

Watch the clip:

Your support matters…

Independent journalism is under threat and overshadowed by heavily funded mainstream media.

You can help level the playing field. Become a member.

Your tax-deductible contribution keeps us digging beneath the headlines to give you thought-provoking, investigative reporting and analysis that unearths what's really happening- without compromise.

Give today to support our courageous, independent journalists.

SUPPORT TRUTHDIG