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Conversation: 580-004

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Start Date: Wednesday, September 29, 1971 2:21 PM

End Date: Wednesday, September 29, 1971 2:33 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")[Unknown person(s)]Bull, Stephen B.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:19:13

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:26:09

580a.mp3

580b.mp3

580b_i.mp3

580c.mp3

NARA Description:

On September 29, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, unknown person(s), and Stephen B. Bull met in the Oval Office of the White House from 10:21 am to 10:33 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 580-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 580-4

Date: September 29, 1971
Time: 10:21 am - 10:33 am
Location: Oval Office

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

     US economic policies
          -Phase II
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)
                                                                 Conv. No. 580-4 (cont.)


     -The President's forthcoming meetings with George P. Shultz and John B. Connally

The President schedule
     -Meeting on Phase II
     -The President's forthcoming trip to Key Biscayne
           -Meeting
                 -Time
     -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
           -Trip to Florida
                 -Elementary school visit
     -Meeting between the President and Connally, Shultz, Herbert Stein, Paul W.
          McCracken
           -Peter G. Peterson
           -William L. Safire, John D. Ehrlichman
           -Purpose
           -Other attendees
                 -Stein
                 -McCracken, Ezra Solomon
     -Florida trip

US economic situation
     -Preparation for forthcoming speech
     -Stein
           -Presidential speeches
                 -Memos
     -The President's speech
           -Possible reactions
           -Council of Economic Policy

The President's schedule
     -Dates
     -Quadriad
          -Possibility

The President's public appearances
     -National League of Families Convention, September 28, 1971
          -Ronald L. Ziegler, Richard A. Moore
          -The President's entry into room at events
                 -Audience reactions to announced compared to surprise appearance
                 -Press coverage
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                             NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)
                                                                        Conv. No. 580-4 (cont.)


An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 10:21 am.

     The President's schedule

The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:33 am.

     The President's public appearances
          -National League of Families convention
               -Audience reaction
               -News coverage
               -Total overall impact
               -News coverage
                      -Times of news program
               -Audience reaction
                      -Passage of resolution by National League of Families
                            -Edward M. Kennedy
          -Future handling
               -Campaign

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:21 am.

     Connally’s message
         -Forthcoming meeting with Pierre-Paul Schweitzer

Bull left at an unknown time before 10:33 am.

     Connally's views of talks
         -Arthur F. Burns's reaction

Haldeman left at 10:33 pm.
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)