President Nixon: I've often thought that if this thing should parse out the way that it might--we don't know that it will--you're absolutely right, we don't--there's [unclear] goddamn [unclear], you know what I mean?
Bob Haldeman∇: Mm-hmm.
President Nixon: Every day you live. I'd like for you to take all these tapes, if you wouldn't mind. In other words . . .
President Nixon: I'd like to--there's some material in there that's probably worth keeping.
President Nixon: Most of it is worth destroying. Would you like--would you do that?
President Nixon: You know, as a service to the [Nixon] Library and so forth and so on.
President Nixon: [Unclear.] Then I think I'll keep the damn machine in. But I--
Haldeman: I think maybe if you want to--
President Nixon: Yeah. Well, you know what I mean? It's just every son-of-a-bitch--
Haldeman: It's not a bad thing for you to have.
President Nixon: --conversation is interesting and so forth and so on.