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Start Date: Wednesday, October 13, 1971 5:00 PM

End Date: Wednesday, October 13, 1971 5:43 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Woods, Rose MaryHaldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Bull, Stephen B.White House operator[Unknown person(s)]

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:05:21

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:46:57

590a.mp3

590b.mp3

590c.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 13, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Rose Mary Woods, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, Stephen B. Bull, White House operator, and unknown person(s) met in the Oval Office of the White House from 1:00 pm to 1:43 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 590-011 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 590-11

Date: October 13, 1971
                                               35

                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/10)
                                                                   Conv. No. 590-10 (cont.)


Time: 1:00 pm - 1:43 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Rose Mary Woods.

     Greetings

The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 1:00 pm and
1:09 pm.

[Conversation No. 590-11A]

     The President's schedule
          -Ambassadors

[End of telephone conversation]

     Woods's report
         -Donald McI. Kendall
               -Parents
         -Dwight L. Chapin
         -Goldthwaite H. Dorr
               -Forthcoming birthday

Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 1:00 pm.

     The President's schedule
          -Ambassadors

Stephen B. Bull [?] entered at an unknown time after 1:00 pm.

Bull left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm.

                 -Procedure
                 -Philippines
                 -Panama
                 -Philippines
                            -Eduardo Romualdez
                            -Imelda Marcos
                                 -Visit to the US
                            -Ferninand E. Marcos
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/10)
                                                                    Conv. No. 590-11 (cont.)


          -October 23, 1971
                -Florida
                -Doar’s birthday
          -Al Smith dinner
          -Possible press conference
          -Republican Women
          -Florida
                -Walt DisneyWorld
          -Doar
                -Woods
                -Court
                -Birthday party
                -Press conference
                -Law firm
                -John N. Mitchell's views
                      -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, Tricia Nixon Cox and Julie Nixon Eisenhower
                -Press
          -The President's Supreme Court announcement
          -Press conference
          -Marshal Josef Broz Tito
          -In-office press conference
          -Kendall's parents
          -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
                -Henry A. Kissinger's location

Haldeman left at 1:09 pm.

The President talked with White House operator at 1:09 pm.

[Conversation No. 590-11B]

[See Conversation No. 11-84]

[End of telephone conversation]


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1m 32s ]
                                                37

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/10)
                                                                    Conv. No. 590-11 (cont.)




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     Michigan

H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman returned at an unknown time after 1:09 pm.

     Kissinger

     Cabinet
          -Donald H. Rumsfeld
          -George P. Shultz
               -Appearances
               -Elliot L. Richardson
               -Attendance at dinner
                     -Administration’s accomplishments
                     -Cost of Living Council [COLC]
          -Maurice H. Stans
          -Richardson
          -John B. Connally

Haldeman left at 1:15 pm.

     The President's schedule
          -West Virginia
               -Mrs. Nixon
                      -Elkins, West Virginia
          -Proposed telephone call to Kendall

     Cabinet
          -Rumsfeld
          -Richardson
               -Compared to Robert H. Finch
               -Compared to John A. Volpe
          -Connally
          -William P. Rogers
          -Melvin R. Laird
                                        38

                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                 Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 10/10)
                                                                 Conv. No. 590-11 (cont.)


     -Rogers C. B. Morton
     -Stans
           -Trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
     -Peter G. Peterson
     -Stans
     -The President's philosophy
     -Mitchell
     -Kissinger
     -Laird
           -John H. Chafee

Woods's conversation
    -John W. Mulcahy
          -Terence Cardinal Cook
                -Supreme Court decision
                      -Education
          -Tax deduction
                -Private schools
                      -Supreme Court
                            -John D. Ehrlichman
                            -Health Education and Welfare [HEW]
                      -Situation of Catholic Church
          -Gift presentation at unknown event
                -Money
                -Treasury Department

Cabinet
     -Morton
          -Public relations efforts
                -Administration accomplishments
          -California
          -Woods's conversation with Mrs. Patricia R. Hitt
                -Robert J. Hitt
          -Background
          -The President's role during the Eisenhower administration
     -Rogers

Intra-administration rivalries
      -Kissinger
           -Rogers
                 -Israel
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/10)
                                                               Conv. No. 590-11 (cont.)



     Mrs. Nixon's schedule
          -Liberia
               -William R. Tolbert, Jr.
                     -Blacks

     Blacks and Jews
          -Question of political support
          -Israel
                -William Kunstler
                     -Falashas

An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 1:15 pm.

     [Unintelligible]

The unknown man left at an unknown time before 1:42 pm.


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1m 2s ]


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     Steve [Surname unintelligible]
          -Presidential certificate
                -Boy Scout troop

     The President's schedule
          -Unknown man

     White House responsibilities
          -Alexander P. Butterfield
               -Woods
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 10/10)
                                                             Conv. No. 590-11 (cont.)


              -Guest lists
                     -Stag events
                     -Marshal Josef Broz Tito
         -Mechanics of composing the guest list
              -Charles W. Colson
              -Henry C. Cashen, II
              -Harry S. Dent
         -Guest lists
              -Robert J. Brown
              -Harry F. and Katherine Haldeman
                     -JoAnne Haldeman
                     -Church services
              -Coordination problems
                     -Butterfield
                     -Woods
              -Colson
                     -Victor Reisel
              -Brown
              -Shirley Temple Black
                     -Tito
                     -Brown
                     -Mrs. Haldeman
              -Distribution
                     -Church services
                           -Dent
              -Joe Lewis
                     -Affiliation


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 17s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7

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                                             41

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/10)
                                                                    Conv. No. 590-11 (cont.)


     The President's social responsibilities
          -Hand shaking
               -William F. (“Billy”) Graham
               -White House policemen
               -Secret Service
               -Military aides
                      -White House tour
                      -Mrs. Nixon
               -Diplomatic credential ceremonies
               -Dinner guests
                      -Tito

     White House social events
          -Guest list
               -Host
               -Tito
               -George W. Romney
                      -Minister of Housing from Spain
               -Policy
                      -Tito
                      -Spiro T. Agnew
                            -Vice President’s office
                      -Frank [?] Blair
                      -Brown
                      -White House staff
                      -Blacks
                            -Brown

Rose Mary Woods left at 1:43 pm.