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Start Date: Monday, April 17, 1972 8:48 PM
End Date: Monday, April 17, 1972 8:59 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob");
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On April 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 3:48 pm to 3:59 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 023-008 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 23-8 Date: April 17, 1972 Time: 3:48-3:59 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Relations with Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Implementation of plan -Peter M. Flanigan letter to committee chairman -Jack Gleason -Testimony -Flanigan testimony -Avoidance of Gleason testimony -Written interrogatories -Gleason -Subpoena -Edward M. Kennedy -Testimony -Timing -Executive session -Kennedy and John V. Tunney -Flanigan -Letter concerning testimony -Executive privilege -Ervin press conference -Richard J. Ramsden testimony -Flanigan testimony -Focus of attention -William E. Timmons and John D. Ehrlichman -White House witnesses -Richard G. Kleindienst hearings -Robert C. Byrd motion -Clark MacGregor -Avoidance of conflict with the President -Change of position -Motives -Relationship with Paul J. Fannin -Gleason testimony 7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 1/13) -Maneuvering -Roman L. Hruska -Contributions -Lawyer -Meeting with John W. Dean III -Republican senators -Democrats -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. and Tunney -Quentin N. Burdick -Gleason -Lawyer -Support for administration -Objections to questions -Flanigan -Letter to chairman -Fannin -Meeting with Ervin and MacGregor -Tunney -Objections to limitations on Flanigan testimony -Weakness of position -Ervin and Byrd -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Republicans -Filibuster -Witnesses -Edwin Reinecke -Edgar Gillenwaters -Harry D. Steward -Scheduling -Gleason -John N. Mitchell -Delays -Scheduling -Determination -Departure from Washington -Flanigan -Testimony -Length -Hearings -Motion to close -Kennedy -Failure 8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 1/13) -Ervin Vietnam -Unknown project -Charles W. Colson -MacGregor -Other projects -Haldeman's meeting with the President -Colson