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Start Date: Thursday, March 1, 1973 3:52 PM
End Date: Thursday, March 1, 1973 3:56 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kleindienst, Richard G.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On March 1, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Richard G. Kleindienst talked on the telephone from 10:52 am to 10:56 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 037-017 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 37-17 Date: March 1, 1973 Time: 10:52 am-10:56 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Richard G. Kleindienst. [See Conversation No. 866-12] Governors' Conference -President’s statement -Revenue sharing -Priorities -Milton J. Shapp -Personality -Pennsylvania President’s schedule -John W. Dean, III -Golda Meir L. Patrick Gray III's confirmation testimony -Availability of Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] files -James O. Eastland -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Alger Hiss case -Dean -President’s speech in Congress -Lack of cooperation by executive branch -Harry S. Truman -Tom C. Clark -J. Edgar Hoover -FBI -Justice Department -White House -Espionage - 11 - NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept-09) Conversation No. 37-17 (cont’d) -Compared to Watergate burglary -Truman -FBI files -Congressional access -Availability of FBI files -Bella S. Abzug -Miami riots -Black Panthers -Watergate -Precedent -Control Watergate -Compared to Hiss case -Politics -Truman -Ervin -White House cooperation -White House contact -Dean -President’s involvement -Kleindienst’s conversation with Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Loyalty -Investigation -Ralph Flanders -Press relations -Joseph McCarthy -Cover-up -Press relations Gray's confirmation testimony -Press relations -Meetings with Kleindienst -Political sophistication -Candor -Image - 12 - NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept-09) Conversation No. 37-17 (cont’d) -Law man -Press relations -Eastern press -Praise Watergate -White House contact -Dean -Trustworthiness -Availability of FBI files -Gray -Ziegler -New York Times -Washington Post -Reluctance -Dean’s investigation -Congress