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Conversation: 498-008

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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

498a.mp3

498b.mp3

498c.mp3

NARA Description:

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
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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
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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
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                -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
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     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.