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Conversation: 595-004

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Start Date: Monday, October 18, 1971 5:29 PM

End Date: Monday, October 18, 1971 6:32 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")White House operatorCox, Tricia NixonBull, Stephen B.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:18:27

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:29:14

595a.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 18, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, White House operator, Tricia Nixon Cox, and Stephen B. Bull met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 1:29 pm and 2:32 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 595-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 595-4

Date: October 18, 1971
Time: Unknown between 1:29 pm and 2:32 pm
Location: Oval Office

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

     Greetings

The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 1:29 pm and 2:22
pm.

[Conversation No. 595-4A]

[See Conversation No. 11-106]

[End of telephone conversation]

     US foreign relations
          -Economic policy
               -Peter G. Peterson
                      -Briefing

     Supreme Court appointments
          -Leonard Garment's recommendations
               -Edward H. Levi
               -Objectives in nominations

The President talked with Tricia Cox between 2:22 pm and 2:24 pm.

[Conversation No. 595-4B]

[See Conversation No. 11-107; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Supreme Court nominations
          -Garment's recommendations
               -Warren E. Burger
               -Harry A. Blackmun
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                 Conv. No. 595-4 (cont.)


                -Howard H. Baker
                -Casper W. (“Cap”) Weinberger
                -Hershel H. Friday
                -Mildred L. Lillie
                -Baker and Weinberger
                      -Garment’s view
                -Lillie
                      -Garment’s assessment
                -Baker
                      -School desegregation
                            -Tennessee
                      -John N. Mitchell, Elliot L. Richardson,
                       John D. Ehrlichman
                -Friday, Lillie
                -Baker
                      -South
                -Weinberger
                      -Ronald W. Reagan
                -Baker and Weinberger
                      -America Bar Association [ABA]
                      -Senate
                -Weinberger
                -Baker
                      -Senate
                      -Mitchell
                -Jewish question
                      -Political consideration
                            -Israel
          -Lillie
                -Qualifications
                      -Garment’s view

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:24 pm.

     The President's schedule

Bull left at an unknown time before 2:32 pm.
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                      Conv. No. 595-4 (cont.)


     US foreign relations
          -Textile negotiations
               -Peterson
                      -Performance

     Supreme Court appointments
          -Nominations
              -Lillie
              -Weinberger
                    -Political outlook
                          -Mitchell
                    -California
                          -William French Smith
              -Lillie
                    -Chances of Senate confirmation
                          -Opposition to women
              -Mitchell

Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:24 pm.

     The President's schedule
          -Wire photograph
               -Jack Pardee

Haldeman and Bull left at 2:32 pm.