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Conversation: 274-034

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Start Date: Wednesday, September 8, 1971 5:34 PM

End Date: Wednesday, September 8, 1971 7:03 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Price, Raymond K., Jr.Sanchez, ManoloEhrlichman, John D.[Unknown person(s)]Bull, Stephen B.Butterfield, Alexander P.

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:20:47

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:04:38

274a.mp3

274b.mp3

274c.mp3

NARA Description:

On September 8, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Raymond K. Price, Jr., Manolo Sanchez, John D. Ehrlichman, unknown person(s), Stephen B. Bull, and Alexander P. Butterfield met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building at an unknown time between 1:34 pm and 3:03 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 274-034 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 274-34

Date: September 8, 1971
Time: 1:34 pm - unknown before 3:03 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr.

     President’s address to Congress on economic stabilization, September 9, 1971
          -George P. Shultz
                -Talk with Price
                -Meetings with the President
                -John B. Connally
          -Phase II
                -Meetings
                      -Business
                      -Labor
                      -Farmers
                      -Congress
          -Paragraph re-write
          -Wording
          -John D. Ehrlichman
          -Price's memorandum
                -Tax cuts
                -Research
          -Ehrlichman
          -Tax cuts
                -Shultz
                -Connally
          -Congress
          -The President's reading of draft

Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:34 pm.

     Economic speech
         -Sanchez
               -Delivery of retyped pages

Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:46 pm.

The President talked with Ehrlichman between 1:46 pm and 1:47 pm.
                                              38

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                    Conv. No. 274-34 (cont.)



[Conversation No. 274-34A]
[See Conversation No. 8-49]

     Economic speech
         -The President's talk with Price
         -Research
         -Taxes
               -Shultz

[End of telephone conversation]

Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm.

     Delivery of retyped pages of the President's economic speech

Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:24 pm.

     Economic speech
         -The President's reading of draft
         -Price's suggestions
         -Wording
               -Woodrow Wilson
               -Franklin D. Roosevelt

Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm.

     Delivery of page 4 of economic speech

Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:24 pm.

     Economic speech
         -Page 4
               -The President's reading of draft
               -Wording
         -Democrats in Congress
               -Acceptance
         -Page 5
         -Congress

Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm.
                                             39

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                               Conv. No. 274-34 (cont.)



     Economic speech
         -Page 5

Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:24 pm.

     Economic speech
         -Michael J. Mansfield
         -Wilbur D. Mills
         -Bipartisan leadership meeting
               -Russell Long

Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm.

     Delivery of page 5 of economic speech

     Pipe and matches

Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:24 pm.


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 2m 4s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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     Economic speech
         -Tax cuts
         -Page 6
         -Wording
         -The President's reading of draft
               -Edmund S. Muskie and Long
         -Price's suggestions on wording
               -Cost of living
                                               40

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                               Conv. No. 274-34 (cont.)


                -Tax cut language
                -Federal budget

An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm.

     Shultz
The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:24 pm.

     Economic speech
         -Page 7
               -Price's material
         -Page 8
               -Wording

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm.

     Page 9 of economic speech

Bull left at an unknown time before 2:24 pm.

     Economic speech
         -Wording
               -Inflation
         -The President's reading of draft
               -Technology
               -Congress
                     -Welfare reform
                     -Revenue sharing
                     -Welfare
                          -Funding
                                -Postponements
         -Page 16

Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm.

     Economic speech
         -Delivery of draft
               -Request

Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:24 pm.
                                               41

                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                       Conv. No. 274-34 (cont.)


     Economic speech
         -The President's reading of draft
               -Competition
               -Health, housing, education, environment, opportunity
         -Page 9
               -Tax reform
                     -Employment
                     -Goals
         -Meeting language
         -Copy
         -Meeting
         -Earlier draft
               -Credit
         -Wording
               -Credit
               -Peace
               -Credit
               -Congress

Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 2:24 pm.

Price left at 2:24 pm.

     President’s schedule
          -George E. Allen

           -Japanese dinner
                -Speech
                      -Questions
           -Takeo Fukuda meeting
                -Time
                -Location
                      -Yellow Room
                -Guests
                      -Peter G. Peterson
                      -William P. Rogers
                      -Wives
                      -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew and Elinor I. (Judefind) Agnew
                -Press
                -Toast
                -Cabinet members
                                              42

                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                Conv. No. 274-34 (cont.)


                      -George P. Shultz
                      -Peterson
                      -George W. Romney
                 -Photograph opportunity
                 -Henry A. Kissinger
                 -Fukuda
                 -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
           -White House worship service, September 12, 1971
                 -Guests
                      -William F. (“Billy”) Graham’s family
                      -Soloist
           -Paul Yu Pin
                 -Taiwan
                 -John Cardinal Krol


Butterfield left at an unknown time before 3:03 pm.