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Start Date: Tuesday, May 15, 1973 9:01 PM
End Date: Tuesday, May 15, 1973 9:08 PM
Participants:Ziegler, Ronald L.; Nixon, Richard M. (President);
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On May 15, 1973, Ronald L. Ziegler and President Richard M. Nixon talked on the telephone from 5:01 pm to 5:08 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 046-066 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 46-66 Date: May 15, 1973 Time: 5:01 pm - 5:08 pm Location: White House Telephone Ronald L. Ziegler talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 435-35] Watergate -Ronald L. Ziegler’s conversation with J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr. -Buzhardt’s subsequent call to Henry E. Petersen -Judge John J. Sirica -John W. Dean, III’s documents -Ziegler’s contacts with press, May 15 -Press interest in the President -Press briefings -Preparation time -Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Leonard Garment, Buzhardt, and Doug Parker -White House posture -Dean’s documents -Sirica -Dean’s description -Possible contents -Camp David report -Memorandums of conversations -Ziegler’s contacts with press -Dean -Edgar A. Poe -John Appel -Ted Knap -Peter Lisagor -Jack Hoerner -Relationship with the President -Reporters’ reaction to Watergate -39- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. January-2011) Conversation No. 46-66 (cont’d) -Dean’s interview with Washington Star -Content -President -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Buzhardt -Location -Possible meeting with President and Ziegler -Ziegler’s schedule -Dean’s documents -Sirica