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Start Date: Monday, June 7, 1971 4:43 PM

End Date: Monday, June 7, 1971 4:43 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Woods, Rose MaryHaldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:00:30

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:43:16

513a.mp3

513b.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 7, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Rose Mary Woods, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, and Ronald L. Ziegler met in the Oval Office of the White House at 12:43 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 513-001 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 513-1

Date: June 7, 1971
Time: 12:43 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Rose Mary Woods
[Recording begins while the conversation is in progress]


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 9m 39s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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     President’s schedule
          -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II

     Support for servicemen
         -President’s previous press conference with police chiefs
                -Press reaction


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 3m 7s ]

H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 12:43 pm

END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/08)




Woods left at 1:10 pm

     Cable from Nationalist Chinese
          -Henry A. Kissinger, David M. Kennedy, Peter G. Peterson
          -Chiang Kai-shek
               -Senkaku Islands
          -Okinawa reversion
               -Proposed meeting between the President, Kissinger, and Peterson
                     -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer
                     -Timing

Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 1:11 pm

     President’s meeting with Governor Linwood Holton
          -John D. Ehrlichman
          -Press announcement
          -Federal judgeship
                -John N. Mitchell
          -Form of invitation
                -Lieutenant Colonel Ralph D. Albertazzi


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1m 28s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4

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     Housing
         -George W. Romney statement
              -Gratitude to President
              -Housing issues
              -Interest rates

Ziegler left at 1:12 pm
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/08)




    President’s schedule
         -Meeting with Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger
         -Robert H. Finch’s view
         -Meeting with Milton Friedman
               -George P. Shultz
         -Photo session
         -Friedman                                            Conv. No. 513-1 (cont.)
               -Paul W. McCracken
               -Hendrik S. Houthakker
               -Herbert Stein
               -Shultz
               -Ehrlichman

    Kissinger’s question regarding William P. Rogers
         -Cable from Burgas [?]
               -Content
                    -Anwar el-Sadat
                    -Kissinger’s concern
         -Military courier trip to Rogers
               -Rogers/Sadat negotiations
         -Kissinger’s role in Middle East


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


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5

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         -Cables

    William Loeb visit to White House
         -Circumstances of visit
              -New Hampshire concerns
              -Social function versus private visit
                                               4

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/08)



                -James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa

     Cartoon collection
          -Presentation
               -Criteria
               -Objective
               -Content
                      -Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr./G. Harrold Carswell nominations
                                                                       Conv. No. 513-1 (cont.)

     Public television show
          -Jessamyn West
          -Viewing by President’s cabinet
                -Effect

     Corporation for Public Broadcasting
         -Funding
         -Control of funding board
         -Desire for permanent government funding
         -Pending legislation
               -President’s view
               -Frank T. Bow
               -White House role

Woods entered at an unknown time after 1:12 pm


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 2m 36s ]


Woods left at an unknown time before 1:41 pm


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6

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     Textile quotas
                                             5

                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/08)



         -Peterson’s view
               -Chiang Kai-shek
               -Kissinger’s view
               -Kennedy’s view

    Preparation for press conference
         -Marijuana
         -Demonstrations                                      Conv. No. 513-1 (cont.)
         -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
               -Terminology
               -Questions


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 31s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9

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    White House
         -News coverage
               -Thelma C. (Ryan) (“Pat”) Nixon
               -Funding for arts
         -Upcoming wedding
               -Lockout of Judith Martin
         -Washington Post
         -Carroll Kilpatrick
         -Attire of White House press
               -Ziegler

    Public relation
         -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins story
         -Reporters

    President’s foreign policy
         -Middle East
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/08)



                -Kissinger’s role
          -State Department’s role
          -Ecuador
          -Africa
          -India-Pakistan

     Handling of Cabinet officers
         -John B. Connally’s role in international monetary negotiationsConv. No. 513-1 (cont.)
               -Peterson role
               -McCracken memo
                     -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP]
                           -Clifford M. Hardin
                           -Maurice H. Stans
                           -James D. Hodgson
               -Structure of negotiations
               -Use of other advisors
                     -Arthur F. Burns
                     -Elliot L. Richardson
         -Domestic Council
         -Decisions on lower levels
               -Domestic advisors

     Cyclamate indemnification
          -Shultz, Mitchell
          -Support for friends
          -Stans
          -President’s role in decisions

The President and Haldeman left at 1:41 pm