Nightly News | July 16, 2013
>>> it was during the watergate hearings , and it happened 40 years ago today. alexander butterfield had made up his mind previous to that, if he was asked a specific question, he was going to answer it honestly, then he was asked, and he answered, and it changed everything.
>> mr. butterfield, are you aware of the installation of any listening devices in the oval office of the president?
>> i was aware of listening devices, yes, sir.
>> took him a moment, but it was an honest answer. his admission changed the course of the watergate scandal and accelerated nixon's departure. butterfield was uninvolved and went on to director of the faa in the ford white house .
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