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Start Date: Thursday, September 16, 1971 5:45 PM
End Date: Thursday, September 16, 1971 6:10 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob");
Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:21:36
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:45:56
On September 16, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 1:45 pm to 2:10 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 278-066 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 278-66 Date: September 16, 1971 Time: 1:45 pm - 2:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Congressional action on draft extension bill -Alan Cranston -Gordon L. Allott -Position -Leslie C. Arends, F. Edward Hébert -Options -Filibuster 48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 278-64 (cont.) -Stance -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Staff -Conservatives -All volunteer army Henry A. Kissinger -Public statements -Ripon Society -Kevin P. Phillips Congress -Positions of members on draft extension bill -President’s forthcoming talks -Hébert -Arends H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:45 pm and 2:10 pm. [Conversation No. 278-66A] [See Conversation No. 9-42] Congress -Forthcoming action on draft extension bill -Arends -Hébert, Allott Haldeman talked with MacGregor at an unknown time between 1:45 pm and 2:10 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Congress -Draft extension bill -Congressional leaders -Gerald R. Ford -John B. Connally -Bryce N. Harlow -Lockheed amendment example 49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 278-66 (cont.) President’s schedule -Helicopter -Landing area -Forthcoming dinner for Apollo 15 astronauts -Oval Room -Time -Dinner -Family members with the President First Family scheduling -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Constance M. Stuart -Handling -Briefing books -Patrick J. Buchanan -Arrangements -Crowd building Schedule -Camp David -Possible meeting The President's schedule -[Connally] -Quadriad meeting -Camp David group -Notetaking -William L. Safire -Ronald L. Ziegler Press conference -Possible considerations for press room -Film coverage -Preparations -The President's appearance on the news -Strategy -Appearance at press conference -Announcement of the President's arrival -Timing on appearance 50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 278-66 (cont.) President’s schedule -Detroit -Public relations [PR] film of the President's forthcoming trip -Length of film -Time -The President's arrival before film -Time -Arrangements -Length of visit Edmund S. Muskie's statement on black vice president -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -Statement -Rights of individuals -Jews, Catholics -Reaction to Attica prison riot Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Position on particular issues -Role of the Vice President -President’s role in Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration -Action on issues -Revenue sharing -Possible role on draft extension issue Draft extension bill -Haldeman's forthcoming call to the President Haldeman left at 2:10 pm.