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Conversation: 513-007

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Start Date: Monday, June 7, 1971 9:07 PM

End Date: Monday, June 7, 1971 9:07 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")White House operatorWoods, Rose Mary

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:08:40

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:22:38

513a.mp3

513b.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 7, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, White House operator, and Rose Mary Woods met in the Oval Office of the White House at 5:07 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 513-007 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 513-7

Date: June 7, 1971
Time: 5:07 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

     President’s meeting with Peter G. Peterson
          -Effort by John D. Ehrlichman, Peterson, and George P. Shultz
                -Benefits
          -Dr. Edwin H. Land
          -Problems with “bright” people
          -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan

     Polls
             -Approval
                  -Results
             -George H. Gallup
                  -Timing of release
             -Comparison
                  -Gallup versus administration
             -Administration poll
                  -Vietnam
                  -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
                        -Past performances
                  -Press conference
                        -Awareness
                        -Past statistics
                  -Demonstrations
                  -Legalizing marijuana
                        -Approval versus disapproval
                  -People’s Republic of China [PRC] United Nations [UN] admission
                        -Louis Harris/Gallup results
                        -Administration results
                  -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
                        -Awareness
                                                17

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 10/08)



                         -Henry A. Kissinger
                         -Past statistics
                         -Substance of SALT
                         -Progress of SALT
                   -President’s US/Soviet Union initiative for disarmament
                   -Approval of initiative
                   -Need for US strength
                   -Attitude to military
                         -Comparison with 1969
                   -Unemployment versus inflation
             -President’s view
                   -Estimation of people’s perception
                   -SALT
                   -Kissinger
                   -Charles W. Colson
                   -Timing of announcements


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[The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 5:07 pm and 5:21
pm]

[Conversation No. 513-7A]

[See Conversation No. 4-64]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Polls
             -Phone versus standard polls
                  -Noteworthy results
                                                18

                               NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                          Tape Subject Log
                                            (rev. 10/08)



                        -Marijuana
                        -Demonstrations

[The President talked with Rose Mary Woods between 5:21 pm and 5:22 pm]

[Conversation No. 513-7B]

[See Conversation No. 4-65]                                         Conv. No. 513-7 (cont.)

[End of telephone conversation]

     Polls
             -Future efforts

The President and Haldeman left at 5:22 pm