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Start Date: Wednesday, April 18, 1973 5:05 AM
End Date: Wednesday, April 18, 1973 5:20 AM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob");
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On April 18, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 12:05 am to 12:20 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 038-095 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 38-95 Date: April 18, 1973 Time: 12:05 am -12:20 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. State Dinner -Francis A. (“Frank”) Sinatra Watergate -Gordon C. Strachan’s grand jury testimony -Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman -Need for preparation -John W. Dean, III -Immunity -Help for defendants -Lawyers’ fees and support -Dean -Haldeman’s meeting with Richard A. Moore -Information on William O. Bittman’s request for money -President’s legal responsibility -Possible testimony on President’s knowledge -Conversation with Ehrlichman -John N. Mitchell -55- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. January-2011) Conversation No. 38-95 (cont’d) -Immunity -Conversation with President on money for defendants -Blackmail -Ehrlichman -Vulnerability of lawyers -Vulnerable individuals -Frederick C. LaRue, Mitchell, Robert C. Mardian, Jeb Stuart Magruder, Paul L. O’Brien, and Kenneth W. Parkinson -Ehrlichman’s investigation -Presidency -Telephone call to Richard G. Kleindienst -Magruder testimony -White House staff involvement -Strachan, Ehrlichman, Charles Colson, and Fred F. Fielding -Strachan’s testimony concerning money -White House staff involvement -Lawrence M. Higby -Ehrlichman and Haldeman -Possible resignations -Dean -Ehrlichman -Mitchell -Responsibility -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Dean’s meeting with Haldeman -Dean’s meeting with Ehrlichman