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The Fourteen Minute Gap


Most Americans have heard of the "18 minute gap" in a Nixon Presidential tape--the erasure was part of a cover-up for which Nixon was driven from office.

But few know of the erasure of a 1963 conversation between President Lyndon Johnson and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, a call recorded less than 24 hours after the murder of President Kennedy.

This new documentary short, The Fourteen Minute Gap, relates Rex Bradford's discovery of the erasure, initial denials by the LBJ Library, and his failed attempt to get the story into the national media.

Accompanying the film, produced by Tyler Weaver, are links to essays, documents, and other resources, including an audio recording of the hiss which remains, and a transcript which survived the erasure.

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