This photo in the archives of the Richard Nixon Library claims to show the closet that LBJ’s secret White House tapes recording system was installed in.
White House Tapes
Transcripts and tidbits from the secret White House Tapes of JFK, LBJ, Nixon, Eisenhower, FDR, and Truman.
This is President John F. Kennedy’s Dictaphone machine that he used to dictate speeches, memoranda, and notes as well as to record some of his telephone calls in his collection of secret White House tapes. It’s one of the artifacts in the holdings of the JFK Library & Museum.
It worked for Adlai Stevenson when he missed his plane for a meeting at the White House on December 17, 1962.