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Start Date: Thursday, May 24, 1973 5:39 PM
End Date: Thursday, May 24, 1973 5:40 PM
Participants:White House operator; Nixon, Richard M. (President); Arends, Leslie C.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On May 24, 1973, White House operator, President Richard M. Nixon, and Leslie C. Arends talked on the telephone from 1:39 pm to 1:40 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 039-005 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 39-5 Date: May 24, 1973 Time: 1:39 pm - 1:40 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. Incoming telephone call The President talked with Leslie C. Arends. [See also Conversation No. 440-39] Republican Party leadership meeting, May 23 -Reaction -Frequency Watergate -Republican Congressmen’s morale -White House response -White Paper [Statements about Watergate, May 22, 1973] -National security -Effect on United States foreign policy -Reception for former prisoners of war [POWs] -Leakers -Celebration -Negative effects -Importance of secrecy -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Vietnam -POWs Arends’ possible speeches President’s previous comments -5- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. February-2011) Conversation No. 39-5 (cont’d) -National defense -Appeal