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Start Date: Wednesday, November 17, 1971 6:43 PM

End Date: Wednesday, November 17, 1971 7:30 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Bull, Stephen B.Sanchez, ManoloWhite House operatorMacGregor, Clark

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:33:28

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:09:23

293a.mp3

293b.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 17, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, Stephen B. Bull, Manolo Sanchez, White House operator, and Clark MacGregor met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 1:43 pm to 2:30 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 293-030 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 293-30

Date: November 22, 1971
Time: 1:43 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President met with H. R. Haldeman.

     John B. Connally
          -Previous press conference
               -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] news coverage
               -George Meany
               -Pay Board
               -Douglas Kiker's comments
          -Labor's views
          -Press conference
               -Television coverage
                     -Kiker, Bill Monroe
                           -Comments
                     -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
                     -George Herman and [Arnold] Eric Sevareid
                           -Comments
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                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                 Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 10/06)
                                                              Conv. No. 293-30 (cont.)


                            -Henry A. Kissinger
                            -Meany
                            -National economy
                                 -Citibank

Pending legislation
     -Tax Bill
          -Financing political campaigns
                 -Thomas G. Wicker's views

Connally
    -Previous press conference
         -Television coverage
               -William A. Gill, Jr. and Louis Rukeyser
                     -Comments
                          -National economy
                                 -Stock market
                          -Meany
    -Attacks on the President's opponents
         -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew

Paul N. McCloskey
     -Statements

Agnew
    -Statements regarding McCloskey

Polls
        -Roper
        -Results
             -Timing
        -Harris
        -Results
             -Interpretation
             -Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy
             -Vietnam
             -National economy
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 10/06)
                                                                       Conv. No. 293-30 (cont.)


             -Questions
                  -The President's People's Republic of China [PRC] trip
                  -Soviet Union
                  -The President's PRC trip

     National economy
          -The President's program
                -Pay Board
                     -Meany's participation

     Polls
             -Results
                  -Influential factors
                        -Soviet announcement
                        -United Nations [UN] vote on the PRC
                        -William L. Calley trial
                        -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
                               [AFL-CIO] issue
                  -Eisenhower
                  -Influential factors
                        -Foreign trips
                  -Prime time television
                  -Breakdowns
                        -Geographic
                              -South
                              -Percentage

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:43 pm.

     Redskins' practice schedule

Bull left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm.

     The President's schedule
          -Redskins practice

     National Football League [NFL]
          -Schedule
                                               22

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                         Tape Subject Log
                                           (rev. 10/06)
                                                                 Conv. No. 293-30 (cont.)


     The President's schedule
          -James R. Schlesinger and Najeeb E. Halaby
          -Redskins practice
          -John D. Ehrlichman, Connally and George P. Shultz
               -Budget meeting

     Polls
             -Results
                  -Influential factors
                        -PRC
                        -Vietnam War
                        -Economy
                        -PRC
                        -Economy

Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:43 pm.


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[Duration: 14s ]


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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm.

     The President's image
          -Previous speech to AFL-CIO convention
               -Meany

     The President's schedule
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                   Conv. No. 293-30 (cont.)


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 43s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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     Pending legislation
          -Tax Bill
               -Financing political campaigns
                      -Wilbur D. Mills's view
                      -Passage
                      -Possible veto
                      -Possible special session

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:43 pm and
2:25 pm.

[Conversation No. 293-30A]

[See Conversation No. 15-94]

[End of telephone conversation]


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 30s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3

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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                    Tape Subject Log
                                      (rev. 10/06)
                                                                  Conv. No. 293-30 (cont.)



     The President's schedule

The President talked with Clark MacGregor between 2:25 pm and 2:26 pm.

[Conversation No. 293-30B]

[See Conversation No. 15-95]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Pending legislation
          -Tax Bill
               -Hugh Scott

     The President's schedule
          -California


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 25s ]


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     Congress's schedule

     International economy
           -Import surcharge
           -Connally's schedule
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                  Conv. No. 293-30 (cont.)


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 17s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5

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Haldeman left at 2:30 pm.