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Start Date: Tuesday, April 27, 1971 2:05 PM

End Date: Tuesday, April 27, 1971 2:16 PM

Participants:

Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Fletcher, James C.Belson, James A.Fletcher, FayFletcher, GingerFletcher, Mary SusanFletcher, James S.Bennett, Wallace F.Anderson, Clinton P.Curtis, Carl T.Miller, George P.Teague, Olin E.Fulton, James J.Low, George M.McCurdy, Richard C.Bentlye, Helen D.David, Edward E., Jr. (Dr.)Whitehead, Clay T. ("Tom")Kriegsman, William E.Ziegler, Ronald L.Paine, Thomas O.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:48:23

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:59:40

NARA Description:

On April 27, 1971, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, James C. Fletcher, James A. Belson, Fay Fletcher, Ginger Fletcher, Mary Susan Fletcher, James S. Fletcher, Wallace F. Bennett, Clinton P. Anderson, Carl T. Curtis, George P. Miller, Olin E. Teague, James J. Fulton, George M. Low, Richard C. McCurdy, Helen D. Bentlye, Dr. Edward E. David, Jr., Clay T. ("Tom") Whitehead, William E. Kriegsman, Ronald L. Ziegler, and Thomas O. Paine met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 10:05 am and 10:16 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 488-012 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 488-12

Date: April 27, 1971
Time: Unknown before 10:05 am - 10:16 am
Location: Oval Office

H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman met with James C. Fletcher, Judge James A. Belson, Fay Fletcher,
Ginger Fletcher, Mary Susan Fletcher, James Stephen Fletcher, Missy Fletcher, Wallace F.
Bennett, Clinton P. Anderson, Carl T. Curtis, George P. Miller, Olin E. Teague, James J. Fulton,
George M. Low, Richard C. McCurdy, H. Dale Grubb, Dr. Edward E. David, Jr., Clay T.
Whitehead, William E. Kriegsman, Ronald L. Ziegler, and Thomas O. Paine; the White House
photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.

     [General conversation]

The President entered at 10:05 am.

     Introductions

     [General conversation]

     [Camera noise]

     Oath of office

     [Applause]

     Photo session
          -Fletcher's family
                -Children

     [Camera noise]

     National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA]
          -Importance

     [Camera noise]

     Space
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     [General conversation]
          -Cabinet meeting

     Presentation of gifts
          -Presidential cuff links
          -Presidential bows
                -Seal
          -Judge Belson

     Farewells

     [Applause]

     [General conversation]

Belson, et al., left at an unknown time before 10:16 am.

     President's schedule
          -Possible meeting with Fulton
                 -Dwight D. Eisenhower
                 -Scheduling
                 -Space

     Space
          -Future
          -Ideas
          -Fulton's activities
                -Pennsylvania delegation

     Fulton
          -Congressional career


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 3s ]


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          -Congressional career
     Bob [Surname unknown]
          -Health
                                                                 Conv. No. 488-12 (cont.)
     President's schedule
          -Possible meeting with Fulton

Fulton left at 10:16 am.