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Start Date: Tuesday, October 5, 1971 9:19 PM
End Date: Tuesday, October 5, 1971 9:39 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob"); Connally, John B.; White House operator; Butterfield, Alexander P.; Poff, Richard H.;
Recording Device: Oval Office
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:11:02
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:30:26
On October 5, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, John B. Connally, White House operator, Alexander P. Butterfield, and Richard H. Poff met in the Oval Office of the White House from 5:19 pm to 5:39 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 585-015 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 585-15 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 5:19 pm - 5:39 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Possible scheduling of the President's speech -Analysis of network news -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] John B. Connally talked with the President between 5:20 pm and 5:21 pm. [Conversation No. 585-15A] [See Conversation No. 10-47] [End of telephone conversation] Timing -Prime time -Impact on local stations 20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 585-15 (cont.) -Mid-west -Far-west -Cost of Living Council [COLC] John D. Ehrlichman -The President's schedule -Richard H. Poff The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 5:21 pm and 5:29 pm. [Conversation No. 585-15B] [See Conversation No. 10-48] [End of telephone conversation] William L. Safire -John F. Osborne -Poff -American Bar Association [ABA] rating -Birch Bayh The President's schedule -Robert J. Dole -John N. Mitchell Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 5:27 pm. [Unintelligible] Butterfield left at 5:28 pm. First amendment -The President's position The President talked with Richard H. Poff between 5:29 pm and 5:33 pm. [Conversation No. 585-15C; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [See Conversation No. 10-49] 21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 585-15 (cont.) [End of telephone conversation] William E. Brock III -Nomination of Poff -J. William Fulbright William P. Rogers -Forthcoming UN debate on PRC and Taiwan -Rogers position -Africa The President's schedule -The Presidential helicopter -Congressman -Air Force One The President and Haldeman left at 5:39 pm.