Conversation: 023-046Prev: 023-045 Next: 023-047
Start Date: Thursday, April 20, 1972 1:49 AM
End Date: Thursday, April 20, 1972 2:03 AM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Colson, Charles W.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On April 19, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 8:49 pm to 9:03 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 023-046 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 23-46 Date: April 19, 1972 Time: 8:49-9:03 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Testimony -Outcome -James O. Eastland's ruling -Questions for John N. Mitchell -Corporate contributions -Unknown person's answer -Peter M. Flanigan -A vote -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Administration line -Publicity -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -Hearings -John B. Connally -Outcome 36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 1/13) Vietnam -Barry M. Goldwater -Democrats -Charges of disloyalty -Aid to enemy -Defeatism -Candidates -Support of enemy -Colleges and universities -Dissidence -Public disapproval -Ronald L. Ziegler -The Vice President -Counterattack -Charles H. Percy's statement -The President's policies -Critics -The Vice President's attacks -Labor support -Building trades -Critics -Support for communists and the enemy -Charges -Political liabilities ITT case -Flanigan testimony -Likely outcome -Flanigan -Public indifference -News coverage of case -Decline Vietnam -South Vietnam -Performance -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s assessment -Bombing -Impact on morale of South Vietnamese and Thais -Impact on North Vietnam -The Vice President 37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 1/13) Economy -Prices -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Jawboning -April figures -Inflation rate -Spokesmen -Marina von N. Whitman, Herbert Stein and Ezra Solomon -Stein, Paul W. McCracken and Hendrik S. Houthakker -Lack of public relations sense