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Start Date: Sunday, August 13, 1972 1:53 PM
End Date: Sunday, August 13, 1972 2:02 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Ehrlichman, John D.;
Recording Device: Camp David Study Table
On August 13, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and John D. Ehrlichman talked on the telephone at Camp David from 9:53 am to 10:02 am. The Camp David Study Table taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 137-012 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 137-12 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 9:53 am - 10:02 am Location: Camp David Study Table John D. Ehrlichman talked with the President. George W. Romney -Possible resignation -Leak -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Strategy in dealing with story -Richard C. Van Dusen -The President's possible telephone call -Van Dusen’s schedule -Duluth, Iowa -Forthcoming call from Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Forthcoming call from Ehrlichman -Van Dusen -Letter of resignation -Content -The President’s view -Housing -The President's re-election -Forthcoming call from Ehrlichman -Van Dusen -Possible appointment as Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] secretary Partnership involving a Virgin Islands financial plan -George S. McGovern supporters 11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Henry L. Kimelman -Stewart Udall -Lawrence Halprin -Sidney Kessler ["Kessell"] -Udall -Possible public relations impact -Clark R. Mollenhoff -Question of a possible Justice Department prosecution -Richard G. Kleindienst -John N. Mitchell Analysis of McGovern's major supporters -Need for identification -Haldeman -Adverse actions by the Democrats against the President's supporters -John Mulcahy -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Robert H. Abplanalp -Need for identification -Jerry Rubin -Possible assignment of task -Murray M. Chotiner -Possible use of government files -Possible assistants -Possible attitude toward Jews Partnership involving a Virgin Islands financial plan -Kimelman -Use of Mollenhoff The President's conversation with Haldeman -List of McGovern supporters