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Conversation: 284-017

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Start Date: Wednesday, October 6, 1971 9:30 PM

End Date: Wednesday, October 6, 1971 9:45 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:46:27

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:01:34

284a.mp3

284b.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 6, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 5:30 pm to 5:45 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 284-017 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 284-17

Date: October 6, 1971
Time: 5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

     Wholesale prices
         -Rate of increase
     House
         -Tax bill

     Senate
          -The President's speech
          -Filibuster possibility
                -Clark MacGregor
                -Hugh Scott

     Draft of speech for October 7, 1971
           -William L. Safire
           -George P. Shultz
           -Herbert Stein
           -Ronald L. Ziegler, Peter M. Flanigan, John D. Ehrlichman
           -Staff people
                 -Editors
           -Arthur F. Burns
           -John B. Connally, Shultz, Stein, and the President
           -Wholesale prices
           -Stock market
           -Albert H. Gordon
           -Shultz
           -Windfall profits
                 -Possible effect
                 -Price reductions
           -Stock market

     The President's schedule
          -Cabinet
          -Russell B. Long
                                           14

                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 10/06)
                                                               Conv. No. 284-17 (cont.)



Polls
        -Unnamed pollster
             -Issues
             -US election
                   -Nixon support
                         -People's Republic of China [PRC]
             -Methodology
                   -Problems
        -George H. Gallup
             -Undecided
             -Schedule
             -Approval ratings
        -Louis P. Harris
             -Approval ratings
             -Henry A. Kissinger
                   -PRC announcement
             -Burns
        -Gallup poll
             -Union of Socialist Soviet Republics [USSR]
             -Phase II
             -Developments of the President's administration

Popular opinion
     -Busing
     -Issues
           -Effect on President
     -Housing
     -War
           -Cambodia
                -William Proxmire

Reviews of book
     -[Forename unknown] Wallace
     -George [Shultz ?]
     -Wallace

Personnel
     -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
          -Walter J. Stoessel, Jr.
                                               15

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                               Conv. No. 284-17 (cont.)


The President and Haldeman left at 5:45 pm.