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Start Date: Thursday, May 13, 1971 5:00 PM
End Date: Thursday, May 13, 1971 5:25 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob"); Sanchez, Manolo;
Recording Device: Oval Office
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:50:12
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:10:52
On May 13, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, and Manolo Sanchez met in the Oval Office of the White House from 1:00 pm to 1:25 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 498-008 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 498-8 Date: May 13, 1971 Time: 1:00 pm - 1:25 pm Location: Oval Office 29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 9/08) The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Mr. and Mrs. John McCowan -Visit to the White House -Thelma (Ryan) (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule -The President's schedule -Mrs. Nixon's conversation with Stephen B. Bull The President's schedule -Mr. and Mrs. McCowan -Mrs. Nixon -Senator Edward W. Brooke -Tree planting ceremony Supersonic transport [SST] -Boeing -William M. Magruder -John D. Ehrlichman -Boeing -Concerns -Cost of possible cancellation -Jobs -Governor Daniel J. Evans, Senators Warren G. (“Maggie”) Magnuson, Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Concerns Chicago police -A poll President’s Schedule -Citizens' Committee for Government Reorganization meeting -Betty Furness -Joeseph A. Califano, Jr. -Max M. Fisher -Businessmen -Paul W. McCracken's schedule -The President's schedule -Voluntary action event -Meetings with the President 30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 9/08) Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Schedule -Colleges -Security The President's schedule -Bohemian Grove -Walter Trohan's letter to Rose Mary Woods Conv. No. 498-8 (cont.) -Possible demonstrations -Security concerns -Press -Barry M. Goldwater's visit in 1964 -Herbert H. Hoover -Effect on club Washington, D.C. Demonstrations -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] poll -The President's previous conversation with Richard J. Daley -Chief Jerry V. Wilson -Daley's views Chicago police -Daley's possible statement at Police Appreciation Night -The President's support -Hubert H. Humphrey -Adlai E. Stevenson III -David Frost Liberals -The President's policies -Family assistance -Ehrlichman -Environment -Health A call by President Mrs. Nixon -Schedule -Staff 31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 9/08) -Oklahoma trip -Staff -The President's forthcoming trip to Oklahoma -Tulsa trip -Effect -Possible trip to Texas Demonstration against North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]Conv. No. 498-8 (cont.) -Indianapolis event -Motives -The President's schedule -Announcement -Agnew's schedule Demonstrations -J. Edgar Hoover, Ehrlichman, Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Role of communists -Issues -Rennie Davis -Vietnam -May Day -Future "All In The Family" show -Archie Bunker -Setting, characters -Success, ratings -Change in storyline -Carroll O'Connor Movies -Sex as box office attraction The President's schedule -Agnew's schedule Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:00 pm The President's lunch Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:25 pm 32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 9/08) Public relations -Agnew -John Connally -Agnew -Rural Electrification Administration [REA] youth -The President's schedule as Vice President -Gridiron Club dinner -Speeches Conv. No. 498-8 (cont.) -Compared with President as Vice President, Connally Haldeman left at 1:25 pm.